Consultation Seminar concerning Juveniles in Yemen [Archives:2004/721/Local News]

March 18 2004

The Childhood and Motherhood Supreme Council, in cooperation with the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor, with the support of UNICEF, organized last Sunday a consultation seminar to study the reality and ambitions of the child protection program, “Juveniles in Yemen”.
The speeches of representatives of the Prosecution, Information and Social Affairs and Labor Ministries and the Regional Counselor of UNICEF for the Middle East and North Africa, all confirmed the importance of the participation of families, academics and social counselors in raising juveniles, in order to reduce the number of cases related to childhood and to contribute effectively to finding tangible solutions. 65 specialists participated in the seminar, representing all authorities involved in youth issues in Yemen.