The Berea District Child Protection Team says preparations are at the advanced stage to celebrate the day of the African Child on the 16th of this month

The Berea District Child Protection Team says preparations are at the advanced stage to celebrate the day of the African Child on the 16th of this month.

The Ministry of Social Development Senior Child Welfare Officer Ms. Hape Ntili said, the celebration is aimed at recognising the importance of children in the society.

Ntili said this year’s celebration which is intended for children aged 12 to 21, will be observed under the theme-“Eliminating Harmful Practices Affecting Children: Progress on Policy and Practice since 2013”.

Children will engage in different activities meant to raise awareness on harmful practices which could affect them in their daily lives.

 

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