Download the Reporting form to make a report on child abuse
Search and Rescue Protocol for Missing Children
Published: September 2014
The purpose of the Protocol is to assist personnel in state agencies, non-governmental organizations, faith-based and community groups involved in search and rescue of missing children,
to meet the objectives of Ananda Alert.
For more details, download the full document
Child Abuse Reporting System (CARS)
The Child Abuse Reporting System (CARS) application is designed to enable users to submit reports of suspected and actual cases of child abuse to the Office of the Children’s Registry. The application delivers data entered directly to the Registry, which is the institution established by the Child Care and Protection Act (2004) to receive reports about the abuse of Jamaican children.
This application does not in any way shape or form store, save or keep the information entered in a report. click here to download.
Child Care and Protection Act (CCPA)
In May, 1991, Jamaica ratified the Convention on the Rights of the Child. A decision was taken to enact legislation to combine and reinforce existing child protection legislation with new legislative provisions to protect children from abuse. This will enable Jamaica to fulfil its commitment to ensure that the principles of the Convention are fully incorporated in national legislation. This Bill seeks to give effect to that decision..
OCR Volunteer Form
Released March 2014
Please note that all OCR Volunteers must be 18 years and over. All fields are required to be completed in block letters. Names of at least three (3) references excluding relatives and may include a Justice of the Peace, Minister of Religion or organisation you have been involved with must be submitted along with the completed entry form.
OCR Child Ambassadors Programme Entry Form
Released: March 20, 2014
Please note that all OCR Child Ambassadors must be between the ages of 10 to 16 years old. Use a black or blue ink pen and enter information in all fields. A letter of recommendation/reference from your school/church group or charitable organisation you have been involved with as well as a certified copy of the applicant’s birth certificate must be submitted along with the completed entry form.
OTHER ACTS AND REGULATIONS
Framework Convention For Tobacco Control - WHO
The Child Pornography Act, 2009
The Sexual Offences Act, 2009
The Trafficking in Persons (Amendment) Act, 2013
UN Convention on the Rights of a Child
UN Convention on the Rights of a Child ~ Child friendly language version
Children and Armed Conflict ~ International Standards or Action
Fact Sheet: Summary of the rights under the Convention of the Rights of the Child (CRC)