Cabinet passes children’s rights bill

(Photo: Jordan News Agency, Petra)

AMMAN — The Cabinet passed on Sunday the children’s rights bill, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

The law is in line with new constitutional amendments, which underlined child protection and care through legislation that regulates the relationship between concerned public and private entities and grassroots organizations.

The draft’s passage is pertinent to the Kingdom’s ratification of the United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of the Child, which requires legislative and administrative measures to enforce children’s rights recognized in the convention.

The law is considered an investment in childhood and is in favor of the development process as it guarantees the child’s right to education, health and social care.

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