That was Acting Director at the Department of Probation and Child Protection Services in St. Kitts, Mr. Gerald Connor, speaking on the three main cases reported to the Department of Probation and Child Protection Services with regards to children in St. Kitts and Nevis, in relation to Universal Children’s Day.
Celebrated on November 20th, Universal Children’s Day promotes international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide and improving children’s welfare according to un.org.
The St. Kitts Department of Probation and Child Protection Services prioritizes safeguarding children and adults from abusive environments, which are not limited to the four main cases previously mentioned.
Mr. Connor gave some statistics on cases reported last year that the department has dealt with:
Mr. Connor provided reasons for the cases in St. Kitts and Nevis: