Workshop on nurturing underage children

A workshop on nurturing children and crimes committed by underage children was recently organized in Gash Barka region.

 

Barentu, 23 January 2018- A workshop on nurturing children and crimes committed by underage children was recently organized in Gash Barka region.

At the workshop in which representatives from the Ministry of Labor and Human Welfare, Police, magistrates, prosecutors as well as educational, health and NUEW took part, extensive discussion was held focusing on offensives intentionally or unintentionally being committed on children and their consequences as well as the role of the public and the Government institutions in nurturing children.

Indicating that proper nurturing of children is vital in ensuring their future, the director of the Ministry of Labor and Human Welfare branch in the region, Mr. Eyob Kidane called for strengthening support to disadvantaged children and those that are exposed to social problems due to varied reasons.

Child Welfare expert at the Ministry of Labor and Human Welfare, Mr. Yonas Araia indicating that children that remain unattended due to variety of social problems are part of the society, called on the public to augment participation in assisting the disadvantaged children with a view to ensure their future.