Policies that encourage child protection

  • Children should always be supervised whilst on the Temple premises.

  • All persons that are in contact with children need to go through the Temple’s screening process.

  • Those that have associated with children need to have undergone Child Protection training and are aware of ISKCON policies.

  • Regular awareness campaigns to educate children and adults on prevention of child abuse.

Increase Child Protection in your Community

  • Ensure that there are proper child safety policies

  • Make sure there are comprehensive screening-process that are in place for anyone who is working with childen

  • Point victims to the proper help, have a data-base of professionals at hand

  • Educational and awareness campaigns are essential

  • Never underestimate the role of the local Child Protection Team

  • Never leave a child without a responsible adult supervision.

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