A National Child Policy has been tabled in Parliament seeking to ensure children in T&T have a better quality of life.
According to Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister, Ayanna Webster-Roy, the white paper revealed today, is the first of its kind in the country and the Eastern Caribbean.
Speaking in Parliament, she notes that there are a number of proposals under several themes but also, six priority areas.
Mrs Webster-Roy says the white paper includes an implementation plan which outlines the responsibilities of all stakeholders.
A white paper, according to Parliament, is “A document tabled in the House presenting Government policy in a given area. It may contain legislative or administrative proposals on which the Government intends to act.”