Child Protection Protocol in final draft

Former minister of local government and rural development Peter Siele was recently appointed ambassador for children's Act
Former minister of local government and rural development Peter Siele was recently appointed ambassador for children's Act

The Child Protection Protocol, which is in its final draft, is said to be the solution to the problem of growing crimes against children, which attract low conviction rates.

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) in conjunction with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) presented the final draft yesterday.

Speaking at the official launch yesterday, the deputy permanent secretary in the Ministry of Local Government, Halakangwa Mbulai says, “Botswana and its partners continue to observe the incidence of issues that affect children, and on which immediate action needs to be taken”.

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