implement juvenile delinquency prevention programmes in
areas with high incidence of juvenile crimes.
and information materials.
Lobby for the
passage of the Comprehensive
diversion programmes. A diversion is any environment outside
an adult jail where a young offender may stay and get rehabilitated.
This may include a training center or a social welfare shelter
where he or she can perform acts of community service.
Prepare a manual
of diversion to assist local governments in implementing
a diversion programme.
quick, active and effective intervention of the public defenders
from the Public Attorney's Office.
Train PAO lawyers
on child rights and procedures in handling cases of children
in conflict with the law.
Develop a manual
on handling cases of children in conflict with the law for
paralegal staff members of the Bureau of Jail Management
for rehabilitation programmes and disposition measures that
comply with the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
on rehabilitation programmes for social welfare workers,
NGO workers and volunteers.
on the new techniques in the management of rehabilitation
programmes for convicted minors in open institutions or
in their communities.