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

Ahram Online, Thursday 31 Jul 2014

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

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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