Protecting adolescents (청소년 보호지원사업)

Countries: 
Republic of Korea
Implemented by: 
Incheon Senior Resources Development Center
Type of Implementer(s): 
Local government
Relevant MIPAA Issues: 
I-1 (Active participation in society and development)
I-2 (Work and the ageing labour force)
I-5 (Intergenerational solidarity)
Description: 

In 2013, the Incheon Senior Resources Development Center would hired older persons (over 65) to form an  "Adolescent protection and support team" to work with the local police and local middle and high schools in the area where juvenile delinquency is rampant. Older persons' duties included monitoring local shops so that cigarettes are not sold to students and patrolling school district.