Human Rights Commission Urges Government to Protect Children

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The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, has called on governments at all level to renew ongoing engagements toward the protection of children.

The commission’s Secretary, Tony Ojukwu, disclosed this while speaking on the 2022 International Day of the African Child celebration in Abuja.

Ojukwu urged international organizations, civil society organizations, and other stakeholders to fight against negative harmful practices affecting children.

The Secretary added that the commission will lend their voices on discussions centered on how to strengthen national accountability mechanisms that will prevent harmful practices against children.

Written by: Helen Obih

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