Qatar stresses the importance of protecting children during UN meeting

Noor Ibrahim Al Sada, the second secretary of Qatar's permanent mission to the United Nations Office at Geneva, recently stressed the country’s belief in protecting children by punishing assailants and taking precautionary measures during her address to the 34th session of the UN Human Rights Council.
Al Sada spoke about Qatar’s legislation and creation of specialized agencies that protect children, such as the Qatar Foundation for Social Work. This foundation has a program to protect and rehabilitate women and children victims of violence.
Al Sada praised global efforts to eradicate violence against children. She said an investment in protecting children and preventing violence is a path for a better future and a world where every child is safe from violence and exploitation.
Al Sada also said that the second international conference on safe schools, will take place in Buenos Aires in March, is an opportunity to reach a consensus on how to guarantee that schools and education facilities remain safe from armed attacks and military conflicts.

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