NCC Seychelles

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The Seychelles Islands, situated in the Indian Ocean, 4 degrees South of the Equator, has a population of approximately 80,000 inhabitants, of which 33 percent is young people aged below 0 and 18 years. Over the years the National Council for Children (NCC), a Non Government Organisation, has been an active advocate for the rights of children and has been vocal in its denunciation of child abuse . It has also worked to raise-public awareness on issues related to children's well being.

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Use responsible language

Language influences how we act and how we think. Messages that encourage high self-esteem also encourage responsibility. Jean Illsley Clarke, in self-esteem: A Family Affair, presents four styles of communicating. Each is characterized by different language or attitude.

I am Following in Your Footsteps… What are you teaching Me?... Child Protection Week 2010

Networking with community organisations plays a large role in helping spread the word
about child abuse prevention. And this year the National Council for Children and its other child protection partners have teamed up with the Roche Caiman community to encourage healthy parenting, educate people about child abuse and connect parents to community resources during the “Child Protection Week” which starts on Sunday 23rd May.  The Child Protection week campaign was started in 2005 with the aim of promoting awareness of the need to keep children safe and families strong.

Tips for parents kids 1-4 - Have YOU TRIED YES?

Say yes Instead of No

The word no is a favorite among children because they hear it so often from their parents. 
Children are corrected many times in a day – and that’s a lot of negativity thrown at them. Eventually, the word “no” loses its impact and children get so tired of hearing it, so they learn to give  parents a dose of their own medicine . So how can we avoid overuse of the word “no” when relating to our child, but still get the message across that some limits have to be respected? Try using these positive alternatives…