The 7th edition of Prevention of Child Abuse Campaign 2016 was  inauguration by the Hon Minister for Rural Development Smt Alina Saldhanha at a programme held at Birla Vasco. This programme was organized by El Shaddai’s  Ashraya Community Centre – Vasco. Guests present were Smt Tara Kerkar (social worker), Shri Saifulla Khan (Ward Councillor of Baina), Shri Hassan Khan (Vasco Muslim Social Trust), Shri Mohammed Azad (Zindagi Goa ),  Shri Sindhanath Bhinge (Panch of Birla – Vasco), Shri Sunil Shetkar (Chief Editor of Gomantak Times).  Also in attendance were Govt officials, police officers, social workers of Vasco, as well as representatives from the media such as RDX, Goa 365, Herald, and Gomantak Times. Children from the different centres and shelters of El Shaddai presented different cultural programmes. At the end of the programme all present pledged their commitment towards the campaign of preventing child abuse.