Country Trinidad and Tobago
Year 2016 - 2019
Type of Measure Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Child Affairs Division and the Office of the Prime Minister in collaboration with UNICEF launched the "Unite Against Child Abuse" Campaign in 2016. The campaign included:
- Child Abuse Training for 500+ bus drivers, 244 officers of Student Support Services Division and 360 Early Childhood Care and Education teachers.
- Cricket West Indies Collaboration to train over 400+ cricket coaches in child protection methods dubbed "Fair Play". This training is now mandatory for all cricket coaches. 
- Awareness and Education strategies including:
     (i) The development of a Child Abuse Workbook delivered to every Form 1 student in the country;
     (ii) Child Abuse Posters in every school, Library and Health Centre in the country;
     (iii) 40 billboards in every regional district; and
     (iv) 9 Public Transport Service Corporation Buses wrapped with child protection artwork designed by children. 


Source of Information

Trinidad and Tobago's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.47