Rally for the Prevention of Child Abuse

19 Jun

NGOs and concerned members of the Civili Society along with other stakeholders are organizing to call for an end to child abuse, to take immediate action and to bring to the attention of the government and the parliament, the urgency of legal and institutional mechanisms that need to be put in place for the prevention of child abuse in Maldives.

A peaceful procession will start at 4 o’clock on Saturday, June 20, 2009; and will proceed to the Artificial Beach area where a rally calling for immediate action by the state and the civil society to put an end to child abuse will be held.

A petition to be put to parliament and the government will be signed by those attending the procession and the rally.

This event is an initiative of Noor in collaboration with other Civil Society partners, Male’ Ward Women’s Committees and concerned citizens with the support and participation of government agencies working for the prevention of child abuse including Human Rights Commission of the Maldives.

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