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March 21, 2020

MoHR constitutes working-group to address child rights’ issues

Islamabad

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APP
March 21, 2020

Islamabad: Ministry of Human Rights (MoHR) has constituted a working group, comprising of relevant Federal and Provincial government representatives, civil society organisations (CSOs) and Human Rights, to address the issues related to child abuse and health malnutrition.

The ministry has taken various initiatives on health safety in collaboration with various schools including London school of Economics, an official of the ministry told APP.

He said that experts were making efforts to create awareness at various schools about child abuse and exploitation.

A massive awareness campaigns were conducted to educate, sensitize and create awareness about human rights particularly about child rights.

He said that in this regard a fact-finding report was prepared by London Schools of Economic

and shared with the authorities concerned to address the issues of child abuse.

At ICT level, National Commission on child protection center is working to provide temporary, free psycho-social counseling, legal and medical

aid to the victims of violence against women/girl child. The situational analysis on child abuse would be circulated with stakeholder for implementation, they said.