NATIONAL CHILD PROTECTION AUTHORITY

News and Events

  • Corona Disaster and Children who trapped at home

    Corona Disaster and Children who trapped at home(@ Ada Derana 24, 31.03.2020 )

  • Police curfew and child protection

    Becouse of the Police curfew, child abuse complaints are dropdown.(@ Newsfirst Sri Lanka on Mar 25, 2020)

  • Action Plan for Implementation of National Policy on Child Protection

    Translation of “http://www.childprotection.gov.lk/?p=3400&preview=true&preview_id=3400&preview_nonce=1a60a9202a” A special discussion on preparation of action plan for implementation of the National Policy on Child Protection was held on 07.01.2020 by the guidance of Hon. Secretary to the Ministry of Women & Child Affairs and Social Security, Mrs.A.S.M.S.Mahanama. The event was held under the patronage of Chairman of the National Child [...]

  • Implementation of the National Child Protection Policy

    The National Child Protection Policy which is prepared by the National Child Protection Authority after public consultation, including the opinions of government, non- government (local and foreign) stake holders, civil, community volunteers and children. The National Child Protection Policy which has been approved by the Cabinet Ministers of Sri Lanka. It has been published in [...]

  • A New Chairman and a New Deputy Chairperson was appointed for National Child Protection Authority

    Translation of “http://www.childprotection.gov.lk/?p=3317&preview=true&preview_id=3317&preview_nonce=fe300c5e21” His Excellency the President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has appointed Professor Muditha Vidanapathirana as the new Chairman of National Child Protection Authority. Prof. Muditha Vidanapathirana is the 9th Chairman of National Child Protection Authority. He is a Professor in the Department of Forensic Medicine, University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Prof. Muditha Vidanapathirana, is an expert [...]

  • Submission of Public Opinion

    ………………………………………………………..Follow the link to :  English ,  සිංහල ,   தமிழ்       

  • All Island Poster Competition

    To commemorate World Child Day in year 2018, National Child Protection Authority held All Island poster competition on ‘United Nations Convention on the rights of the child’. Winners and their Competitive Poster Arts are happy to publish for your pleasure. Competition was organised to aware ‘General public and School childrens’ on rights of the child [...]

  • A new office for Child Protection officers of Vavuniya District

    The Vavuniya District office of National Child Protection Authority was opened at the Vavuniya District Secretariat premises by the Mr. Mohamed Haniffa, District Secretary of Vavuniya District Secretariat and Mrs. Sujatha Kulatunga, Deputy Chairman of the National Child Protection Authority on 13.02.2019. Up to now the office was maintained in a very limited area and [...]

  • New Year Wishers 2019

    Children are the most powerful and the most decisive factor that determines the future of a country. Ensuring safety of the children of our nation must run parallel to the journey towards the apex of development which Sri Lanka is making at present. Therefore, the National Child Protection Authority, the most prominent state entity that [...]

Welcome Message

The National Child Protection Authority is established by the parliament of Sri Lanka (by the Act No.50 of 1998) for the purpose of advising the government on policies and laws on the prevention of child abuse and the protection and treatment of children who are victims of such abuse and the co-ordination and monitoring of action against all forms of child abuse.