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.

       

 
 
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
Fly me to the Ginger Moon
Bali Culinary Professionals Monthly Luncheon at Ginger Moon Saturday, February 28, 2015
(1/31/2015)
An Epidemic of Death
Governor Calls for Detailed Study of Suicide in Bali
(1/31/2015)
A Toothless Tiger
Minister of Transportation Order to Ban Overloaded Trucks from Entering Bali Remains Unenforced in the Face of Defiant Truck Drivers
(2/1/2015)
Tourism Minister Visits Bali
Indonesian Tourism Minister Thinks Bali Needs a 100,000-person Capacity Exhibition Hall
(2/1/2015)
Take Me for What I Am
Indonesian Visitors without Valid KTP Refused Entry to Bali at Gilimanuk Port
(2/1/2015)
When Policemen Take License
NZ Media Couple Report Inappropriate Request from Bali Traffic Cop
(2/1/2015)
International Crime Busters
Australian Federal Police Will Continue to Provide Information to Assist Indonesian Police in the Arrest of Australian Lawbreakers
(2/1/2015)
Left Holding the Bag
Baggage Storage Facilities at Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport
(2/1/2015)
Altitude Sickness
Indonesian Airlines Required to Check Cockpit Crew's Health on Each Flight Before Takeoff
(2/1/2015)
Service Charge Included
Garuda to Resume Inclusion of Passenger Service Charge in Ticket Price Effective February 1, 2015
(2/1/2015)
Bali Crack Down on Illegal Workers in 2015
Immigration, Police and Manpower Officials to Closely Supervise Foreign Workers in 2015
(2/1/2015)
Five Stars in the Indonesian Skies
Garuda Indonesia Earns Five Star Rating from Skytrax
(2/1/2015)
All [News]!