Society & Culture

Violation of children’s rights dominate cases at HRCM

Children playing during the celebration of Children's Day 2017 at Majeedhiyya School. PHOTO: NISHAN ALI/MIHAARU

The Human Rights Commission of the Maldives (HRCM) stated Wednesday that the majority of cases currently being investigated involve the violation of children’s rights.

In a statement released on the occasion of Children’s Day, HRCM disclosed that it has received cases involving child abuse at home, social ostracisation of children, issues in guardianship, and lack of state protection and security for children.

HRCM added that cases filed at other institutions also include a number of issues related to children.

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Source URL: Mihaaru-News

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