Mokokchung celebrates National Adoption Awareness month


BY | Saturday, 18 November, 2023

The District Child Protection Unit (DCPU) in Mokokchung, under the Department of Social Welfare, Nagaland Government, has observed the National Adoption Awareness month. On November 17, the DCPU visited the Paediatric Department of Imkongliba Memorial District Hospital, Mokokchung and presented sweets and nourishing food items to the young patients at the hospital.

According to DCPU, the act aligned with the spirit of National Adoption Awareness month, coinciding with the ongoing Child Rights Weeks observed annually from November 14 to 20. The theme for this year’s Child Rights Weeks is “Adoption of Older Children.”

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During the visit, Samuel Kapu, officer from the District Child Protection Unit, shared insights and enlightened parents about the National Adoption Policy. As part of the broader celebration of Child Rights Week, various activities have been organized, creating an engaging and informative atmosphere. The event is set to culminate on November 20, marking the conclusion of a week dedicated to recognizing the rights of children in the community.

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