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RGS Asia Pacific Child Safeguarding and Protection Workshop held in Bangkok

Submitted by: rgsphil
On: 05/10/2019


Representatives from the nine units of Good Shepherd Sisters in Asia Pacific participated in  the Child Safeguarding and Protection Workshop held in Bangkok, Thailand from September 10-15.

The facilitator of the workshop was Ms. Maryam Ehsani, a Consultant and Child Safeguarding specialist, and currently engaged to formulate the Good Shepherd Congregation’s Child Safeguarding Policy. 

The Justice and Peace core team of Asia Pacific coordinated this activity for the Provinces of Central East India/Nepal, East Asia (Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam, Cambodia), Indonesia, Northeast Asia (HongKong, South Korea, Taiwan, Macau), Philippines-Japan, Singapore-Malaysia, Southwest India and Sri Lanka-Pakistan.

Participants from Philippines-Japan included Sr. Minela Alvarez, Sr. Ailyn Binco, Sr. Ananita Borbon, Ms. Novelita Baralas and Sr. Clare Nagashima.

They were among 43 participants, sisters and lay who learned from one another, shared and planned on how we can all help in the safeguarding and protection of children.

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