Haryana State Child Protection Society was set up in 2010 under Women and Child Development Department, Haryana for implementation of Integrated Child Protection Scheme ( ICPS). It aims to help Children in need of care and Protection and Children in Conflict with the law and provide all the necessary assistance from the government for efficient and effective implementation of the ICPS scheme.
Child Protection is about keeping children safe from a risk or perceived risk to their lives or childhood. It is about recognizing that children are vulnerable and hence reducing their vulnerability by protecting them from harm and harmful situations. It is about ensuring that children have a security net to depend on, and if they happen to get trapped in the ill practises of the society or fall as victims of crimes, the system has the responsibility to provide the child with the necessary care and rehabilitation to bring them back into the safety net and also to take adequate preventive measures.
The Children Form a very Vital part of the nation and It is the collective responsibility to protect children from abuse or neglect, prevent impairment of their health and development, and to ensure their growth in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care that enables children to have optimum life chances and enter adulthood successfully.
Preventing and responding to violence, exploitation and abuse is essential to ensuring children’s rights to survival, development and well-being. The development, care and protection of children needs to be ensured by facilitating access to learning, nutrition, institutional and legislative support for enabling them to grow and develop to their full potential into well-nurtured children with full opportunities for growth and development in a safe and protective environment.