Dr Eunice Ortom unveiled the Benue State Response Plan and Priority Actions to End Violence Against Children
By: Gurgur Japheth
Her Excellency, Dr. Mrs. Eunice Ortom, Wife of the Governor of Benue State, today unveiled the Benue State Response Plan and Priority Actions to End Violence Against Children at the Benue Hotels, Makurdi.
In a Key Note Address, the Wife of the Governor said;
2. I am thrilled to be here today as we launch End Violence Against Children (EVAC) in Benue State, this is an unprecedented effort to join the World and National Campaign on "The Year of Action to End Violence Against Children". It is therefore not a coincidence that I stand here too as UNICEF Children Advocate".
4. Every child has the right to be protected from all forms of violence. These rights are enshrined in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989)", the world's most widely ratified human rights treaty, and regional instruments, including the Nigerian Child's Rights Act (2003) as well as the Benue State Child's Rights Law (2008).
Others who spoke at the occasion include Barr. Mrs. Mwuese Mnyim, Commissioner of Women Affairs; Mr. Mike Harvey, USAID Mission Director; Ojobo Ode Atuluku, Country Director, ActionAid; Dr. Emeka Anoja, Chief of Party, SMILE; and etc.
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