Lukautim Pikinini Act (2009)
Country: Papua New Guinea
Type of measure: Legislation
Form of violence: Sexual violence | Violence against women in general
Level of government: National
The Lukautim Pikinini Act was passed in 2009. It translates as Caring for Children or the Welfare of Children, incorporates non-governmental organizations/civil society organizations as recognised community welfare officers. The legislation also includes civil society organizations as an integral part of the national child welfare council, called "National Lukautim Pikinini Council."
collaboration with NGOs/CSOs | girl-child | government officials
Evaluation: No known evaluation undertaken to date.
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Date information on this measure was last updated: 07-25-2012