Oct 14, 2020, 11:46 AM
National Youth Council on Saturday marked its 20th anniversary at a ceremony held at NaNA conference hall in Kanifing.
If we must progress, we cannot afford to neglect their authentic voices particularly the Girl child, who is often left behind. From enacting laws to shaping cultural norms, we have a binding responsibility to seek and treasure the input of the African Child.
One way that we can build a better future for children is by empowering them to speak up for themselves. Of course, we as adults have to guide them and take ultimate responsibility but Why should the mantle of responsibility given to us be misused and abused?
The rights of children must, importantly, include the right to be themselves and to talk for themselves. The Voice of the African child must not be neglected. Their rights must be regarded and seen as human rights.
We owe it to our children to End all forms of Injustices and Violations against their Rights by Creating a System that gives ACCESS TO CHILD-FRIENDLY JUSTICE IN AFRICA.
Ministry of Petroleum and Energy (MoPE) has reacted to an article published by Malagen online newspaper with headlined: Gov’t, GACH, and Mining for minerals: Where are the $ millions,’ calling that as false and misleading.