HR ministry identifies priority areas to create awareness on child rights: Mazari

ISLAMABAD, Jul 4 (APP):Federal Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen Mazari on Thursday said the Ministry of Human Rights had identified key priority areas to create awareness on the prevention, protection and redressal of issues related to child rights.

The ministry in collaboration with the European Union today launched an awareness campaign to educate people about protecting children against sexual abuse, she added.

Addressing an event held here in this connection, the minister said, “Safeguarding children is our Islamic duty, constitutional duty and is in line with our international commitments of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).