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337 accounts of violence against Egyptian children in 2014: State council

National Council for Childhood and Motherhood observes 337 violations against children during 2014

Ahram Online, Thursday 31 Jul 2014
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The National Council for Childhood and Motherhood has observed 337 violations against children since the beginning 2014, Al-Ahram Arabic news website reported.

The council said the reports were recorded via a government helpline.

Sixty-seven of the cases involved child trafficking and 57 involved the killing of children.    

Council secretary-general Azza El-Ashmawy urged all families to supervise their kids in public places.  

A new constitution passed in 2014 has provided better protection against violence and embraced more specific language on child labour.

 

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