JUNE 19, 2019 – JPIC-IDC, Inc. and DepEd – CARAGA Region formalized its partnership in the fight against Trafficking in Persons especially on sexual exploitation of children and women in Caraga Region, in Mindanao.

JPIC-IDC, Inc. implemented its Cinemobile Phase IV project in 12 selected public secondary schools in the province of Surigao del Norte in collaboration with the DepEd tri-divisions, the Division of Surigao del Norte, Surigao City and Siargao. The overall objective is to contribute in the reduction of human trafficking incidences in Caraga Region through awareness raising, skills and capability development for selected school based advocates/multipliers. The Project aspires to empower stakeholders from the academe, religious groups, transport sector, youth and media through education, and develop agents of change in promoting Anti-Human Trafficking in Persons (ATIP) and Child Sexual Abuse/Exploitation and Prevention (CSAEP).

The Cinemobile Phase IV Project is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in partnership with Karl Kübel Stiftung fur kind und Familie (KKS). It is a 3-year project which started in July 2018 and will end in July 2021. It is implemented in Surigao City and in the Municipalities of Claver, General Luna and Socorro.

© Flo Duran Galeos – Advocacy Officer