JDPC Holds 2017 Child’s Rights Conference June 12


The Justice Development and Peace Commission (JDPC), Women Development and Child’s Rights Programme of the Catholic Archdiocese of Ibadan is to hold this year’s key stakeholders conference on child’ s rights on Monday June 12.

According to a statement made available to newsmen in Ibadan by the JPDC programme officer Mr Ayorinde Olanipekun,  the major activities in the intervention programme of the commission tagged “Action against Child Trafficking and Labour in Ibadan Oyo State” is to  facilitate joint action among key stakeholders on child’s rights issues in Oyo State.

He stressed that the programme billed to hold at the JPDC premises in Ibadan is in line with the June 12 date
of every year set aside by the United Nations Organization (UNO) to mark the World Day against Child Labour.

Mr Olanipekun stressed that the theme for the 2017 celebration is “Effects of Conflicts and Disasters on Child Labour” and highlights at the conference will include paper presentations by resource persons and other presentations by School Based Children Groups (Child’s Rights Clubs) including; drama, speech, poetry; presentation of a video documentary on child trafficking and labour in Ibadan.

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