Consultation on the Adoption Act


The Child Development Agency (CDA) and the Technical Advisory Committee invite members of the public to give their views on the proposed revisions to the Adoption (Children Of) Act 1958. This invitation to comment precedes two public consultations beginning in Kingston next week. Two documents which encapsulate the recommended changes …

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CDA Participates in the I Pledge Programme

Chief Executive Officer of the Child Development Agency (CDA), Rosalee Gage-Grey, reads a portion of the CDA’s ‘Act Right, Treat me Right!’  child abuse prevention book, to a group of students at the recent launch of the Western Union’s I promise to Lend Encouragement to Develop Growth in Education (I PLEDGE) Programme, and Reading Week, held at Ascot Primary School, in Portmore, St. Catherine.

CDA Participates in I PLEDGE and Reading Week Launch Chief Executive Officer of the Child Development Agency (CDA), Mrs. Rosalee Gage-Grey has cited the importance of reading to the shaping of young minds. “Getting children involved in reading from early in life helps to instill a thirst for knowledge and …

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CDA Trains for Improved Parenting

CEO Makes Presenation to Parent

Sixty-nine parents from western Jamaica recently graduated from a training exercise geared at improving their parenting skills. The training workshop was an initiative of the Child Development Agency (CDA) as part of its effort to build the capacity of parents to better care for their children. Speaking at the graduation …

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