Good Governance

Our Child Safeguarding Policy

As Presentation Sisters, we are committed to safe-guarding and respecting the sacredness of all life. We recognize each child as a gift from God. We value and encourage the participation of children in any activity that enhances their spiritual, physical, emotional, intellectual and social development. We are committed to safeguarding the dignity and rights of all children. We do all in our power to create a safe environment for children. Therefore, we:

  • Foster best practices
  • Ensure accountability through establishing effective structures
  • Support personnel in safeguarding children
  • Respond effectively to allegation and suspicions of abuse
  • Report allegations where there is reasonable cause for concern and cooperate with civil authorities
  • Take just and appropriate action in relation to Presentation personnel who have abused Children in their care
  • Take effective measures against future risk of abuse
  • Promote healing and reconciliation