Nigeria Association of Women Journalists, NAWOJ in Ebonyi has called for urgent action on children’s right to education and safety.
Chairperson of the association, Nkechinyere Oginyi gave the advice, at an event to mark the 2022 World Children’s Day celebration, with theme: “Inclusion, for every child”.
Report says that the World Children’s Day is celebrated on 20th November annually to promote international togetherness and awareness among children as well as to improve their welfare.
Oginyi, said the advocacy visit to Emmanual Anglican Church, Azuiyiokwu in Abakaliki was to reawaken parents and the society consciousness to pay proper attention to children’s basic rights.
She also called for inclusion of children in decision-making for mental well-being.