Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Keeping Bali Safe for Kids
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Keeping Bali Safe for Kids

Two Days of Specialist Training for Hotels and Babysitting Services to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse in Bali.


Bali News:
Click Image to Enlarge

(7/4/2005)

A two-day program of specialized training for hotel management and child minders will be held in Bali on July 13 and 14, 2005, at the Bali Dynasty Hotel in South Kuta.

The free-of-charge seminars conducted by the Australian non-governmental organization Child Wise, is aimed at preventing the sexual abuse of children and creating a safer and more transparent environment in which people are recruited to work with children.

Sponsored by Child Wise and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the seminar will provide practical steps to reduce opportunities for children to be abused or harmed while in custodial care. Based on the award-winning "Choose with Care"® program of Child Wise, the two-day course covers:

• Increased awareness of the potential risks to children whilst in custodial care.

• Strategies to reduce risk, including a Child Protection Policy and a Code of Conduct.

• The development of minimum standards for Child Care at Bali Hotels.

• The Development of individual action plans for participating hotels, including follow up training scheduled for December 2005.

Divided into two full days of training, day one is designed for hotel managers and human resource personnel while day two is for supervisors and staff of "Kids Clubs" and babysitting services and those involved in the care and entertainment of children.

Parents Need to Educate Themselves

Child Wise encourages parents planning to place their children in child care to do some research into the standards of child care provided at the club or organisation. Child Wise has prepared a booklet specifically for parents and caregivers to assist in making informed decisions by asking relevant questions to establish how "child safe" an organisation, program or club is. This booklet can be downloaded free at [ www.childwise.net ]

Government Support

Recent press statements by Thamrin B. Bachry, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism's Deputy for Capacity Building and International Cooperation, underline strong official support for Child Wise training programs, citing such training as an important part of the Government's effort to halt those cases of sexual abuse of children caused by tourism visitors to Indonesia.

According to Bachri, "this is important to protect children for sexual exploitation in tourism settings by equipping front liners, such as hotel staff, restaurant and karaoke workers and even taxi drivers to refuse visitors seeking sex with children."

Those who prey sexually on children face a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison under Indonesian law.



© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
Plaga Wine
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
When Meeting Planners Meet
‘Thank You’ Party held for Members of the Bali MICE Initiative
(2/7/2016)
A Record Year
Bali by the Numbers: Bali Tops 4 Million Visitors in 2015
(2/7/2016)
Enter the Year of the Monkey
Bali Expecting a Surge in Chinese Visitors for Lunar New Year
(2/7/2016)
When Helping Others is Highly Fashionable
Bali Smile Foundation Fashion Show Sales and Fund Raiser in Ubud, Friday, February 28, 2016
(2/7/2016)
The Evil of Advertising
Denpasar Government Begins to Dismantle Roadside Advertising for Cigarettes
(2/7/2016)
Reclaiming Sanity
Tourism Experts Warn Reclamation of Benoa Bay will Only Worsen Critical Over-Supply of Hotel Rooms in Bali
(2/7/2016)
Interview: Rainy Hendriany – Foreign Ownership Update
Foreign Property Ownership in Indonesia – One Step Forward and Two Steps Back?
(2/8/2016)
Half a World is Now Just One Flight Away
United Airlines to Introduce 15-Hour Non-Stop San Francisco to Singapore in June 2016
(2/7/2016)
London Calling
Garuda Indonesia to Fly to London from Jakarta Starting March 31, 2016
(2/7/2016)
Drawing Lines in the Sand
Villagers Issue Deadline Ultimatum of March 20, 2016 to Hotel InterContinental Canggu
(2/7/2016)
Pass the Popcorn!
10th BALINALE Bali Film Festival September 24-30, 2016
(2/7/2016)
Tiger Shows it Stripes
TigerAir Reveals the Look of Planes to be Operated on Oz to Bali flights.
(2/7/2016)
All [News]!