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President for collective efforts to promote protect children rights

The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child formulated over the course of a decade the International Convention on the Rights of the Child, an international binding document with legal validity which anchors the rights of children, signed by most countries.

He said as Pakistan joins the global community to celebrate Universal Children Day, we re-affirm our commitment and determination to safeguard the rights of our children.

First proclaimed by the UK in 1954, Children's Day is also celebrated in Canada, Greece and some North African nations on November 20, which was the day the United Nations adopted the Declaration of Children's Rights.

Activities around the Pacific included children taking over the air waves on Magik FM in Samoa, children hosting an hour on the morning show and an hour on the afternoon show on all five radio stations (Legend FM, FM96, Viti FM, Navtarang and Radio Sargam) of Communications Fiji Limited in Fiji, and also The Fiji Times edition featuring stories written by children and young people. For this, the government has undertaken all necessary measures to ensure better livelihood, education, healthcare and protection of children, he added. Pursuant to our religious and global obligations, the government is fully cognizant of the need for protection and development of children, who are our greatest asset, he maintained. The UN Children's Fund (Unicef) is promoting its social media hashtag, #KidsTakeOver, to draw awareness to issues children face around the world. "Our resolve towards child welfare continues to reflect in our state policies", he stated.

"Only recently, we have taken a very significant step towards this objective by promulgating the National Commission on the Rights of the Child Act, 2017, which provides for an effective institutional mechanism not just to monitor implementation of children's rights, but also to ensure that laws relating to children's rights and the administrative agencies responsible for implementing these laws are producing the requisite outcomes", the prime minister remarked.



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