GENDER MINISTER INAUGURATE TECHNICAL WORKING GROUP FOR GHANA’S 6TH AND 7TH REPORT TO THE UNITED NATIONS COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD - Newsfile Online

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GENDER MINISTER INAUGURATE TECHNICAL WORKING GROUP FOR GHANA’S 6TH AND 7TH REPORT TO THE UNITED NATIONS COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD





 sStory by: Bismark Nyadzi
 


The Department of Children under the auspices of the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection with support from UNICEF has organised a one day meeting on Wednesday, 26th February, 2020 to inaugurate the Technical Working Group for compilation of Ghanas 6th and 7th report to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC)

Speaking on  behalf of the Chief Director for the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection,
Mrs. Florence Ayisi Quartey, Ag. Director for the Department of Children said Government over the past three decades has made tremendous strides in providing a safer environment where the rights of its children are guaranteed

She added that there has been numerous interventions by Government and its partners to ensure the survival, development, protection and participation of children are guaranteed.

Mrs. Florence Ayisi Quartey further stated that Ghana joined other member states of the convention in marking the 30 years anniversary of the Rights of the Child and as a result of that, Ghana launched its National Childrens Parliament which serves as a mouth piece for its children.

The purpose of the Technical Working Group is to provide the overall technical backstop to ensure the compilation of Ghanas 6th and 7th combined CRC report to the UNCRC.

It is also to ensure the submission of relevant information and data for the compilation of the report.

Mrs. Florence Ayisi Quartey, Ag. Director for the Department of Children on behalf of the Minister for  Gender, Children and Social Protection, Hon. Cynthia Mamle Morrison and the Chief Director, Dr. Afisah Zakariah successfully inaugurated the Technical Working Group.

Source: newsfileonline.com

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