Children’s Parliament urges Domestication of Child Rights Act to fight malnutrition

Saturday, June 17, 2017

The Children’s Parliament in Zamfara has called on the state government to domesticate the Child Rights Act in order to address the issues of poverty, malnutrition, illiteracy and abuse of children.

The call was made by the Clerk of the parliament, Nana Tsafe on Saturday in Gusau at a joint news conference held by the parliament and the state’s School Children Advocacy Club.
Newsmen report that the news conference was part of activities to mark this year’s Day of the African Child.
This year’s theme is: “The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development for Children in Africa’’.
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