Asia Pacific - Jesuits collaborate with NGOs in safeguarding children’s rights

The Jesuits in Timor-Leste have taken a significant step towards the implementation of a child safeguarding policy through a partnership with Plan International, a development and humanitarian organisation focused on children’s rights. The collaboration is seen as an important contribution to the realisation of the Timor-Leste National Development Plan, particularly on the objective of sustainable development. The Society of Jesus in Timor serves an important role in nation building through its strong ties with the government in supporting and implementing the national task plan on children’s right to education, and promoting welfare and justice in the country. Read more…