Around 40 locations that spread in Central Jakarta are used as a safe house for children. Children protection from violence action becomes a main priority program.
"It is for providing children safety. Later on, the house would be plastered with sticker reads safe place for children "
“There have been 46 locations used as safe house for children. They are spread in 8 sub-districts,” said Chief of Central Jakarta Resort Police, Sr. Comr. Pol. Hendro Pandowo, Tuesday (10/27).
According to Pandowo, in such locations, children can get protection and counseling when they feel threatened and violence.
“ It is for providing children safety. Later on, the house would be plastered with sticker reads safe place for children . They will directly coordinating with the officer to do preventive action,” he said.
Those safe houses are located in Tanah Abang Sub-District with 8 agents, Gambir with 8 agents, Menteng with 5 agents, Kemayoran with 8 agents, Senen with 7 agents, Sawah Besar with 5 agents, Cempaka Putih with 3 agents and Johar Baru with 2 agents.
“We appeal them who feel threatened or experience violence can report it to such locations. And then will be socialized furthered with locals," he finished.