Updates from the Advocacy and Capacity Building Team of Stairway

The first half of 2012 has been quite active for the staff of the Advocacy and Capacity Building Team of Stairway.  Since that time, the team has directly reached 9,163 persons with direct CRC/CSAP sessions. These include police officers and recruits, government and NGO social workers and social development workers, people from the community including parents and Barangay officials, teachers from public and private schools as well as children. This number also includes trainings in South East Asia (Thailand and Malaysia) through the Break the Silence Campaign.

Working with the Local Government Unit in Silang, Cavite, the team has reached out to 633 adults and children with the community and school based CSAP sessions.

The Break the Silence network has reached out to 7,618 adults and children, which also includes more than 700++Deaf children.

The Advocacy and Capacity Building Team have also presented their experiences on Online Safety in a South East Asian Conference organized by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) of United Kingdom held in Cambodia last March.

Lastly, Stairway Foundation has been confirmed as an NGO representative to the National Inter-Agency Council Against Child Pornography due to our excellent resource animation “Red Leaves Falling” and our pioneering efforts in Online Safety in the Philippines.

Thank you partners and supporters.