Bantay Bata 163 officer now sits as Deputy Regional Representative for Asia Pacific
Ms. Ma. Sheila N. Estabillo of Bantay Bata 163 was elected as the new Deputy Regional Representative for Asia Pacific Region and concurrently appointed as a member of the reinstated Advocacy Taskforce for Child Helpline International (CHI) during the 8th International CHI Consultation in Bangkok, Thailand last November 14-16, 2016. The convention was co - hosted by Child Helpline International and Childline Thailand.
The Deputy Regional Representative supports the CHI Regional Representative and the Regional Programme Manager by facilitating regional advocacy activities as a member of the Advocacy Taskforce. She will also preside in instances when the Regional Representative to the Supervisory Board is not able to attend the meeting or leaves his/her own organisation.
Child Helpline International is a global network that supports the creation and strengthening of national toll-free child help lines worldwide. CHI uses child helpline data and knowledge to highlight the gaps in child protection systems and advocate for the rights of children. CHI has 181 member organizations in 139 countries. Cumulatively, the organizations belonging to CHI receive over 14 million reports a year from children and young people in need of care and protection.