Eritrea on ensuring safety and rights of children

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Meeting on ensuring safety and rights of children

Mendefera, 30 May 2018 – A meeting aimed at ensuring the safety and rights of children was held in Tera-Emni, Southern region, report indicates.

At the meeting in which police personnel, prosecutors, as well as committees for the rights of children in Mendefera and Dubarwa sub zones took part, reports on the implemented programs in both sub zones were presented and assessment was made on the strengths and weaknesses of the programs.

Mr. Musie Hadish, head of the Rights of Children at the Ministry of Labor and Human Welfare, pointed out the rights of children could not be realized by the Government institutions alone and called for an integrated effort on the part of all concerned institutions and parents. Mr. Musie also commended the efforts so far conducted by the Ministry of Labor and Human Welfare, Ministry of Health and National Union of Eritrean Women for initiating programs with a view to ensure the safety and rights of children.

The head of the Ministry of Labor and Human Welfare branch in the Southern region, Mr. Haile Gebremicael said that Committees established for ensuring the rights of children in the Southern region are making commendable contribution by organizing awareness raising seminars to the public and students.

The participants on their part commending the contribution of the sustainable awareness raising programs called for the regular assessment of their impacts.