Committee formed for children’s protection in Punjab

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Committee formed for children’s protection in Punjab

LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif on Saturday has constituted a committee for the protection of children in the province, said a notification issued by the government.
The notification said that law minister Rana Sanaullah would head the committee comprising of 20 members including Rana Mashhood and Punjab Inspector General (IG).
The committee would review and recommend measures to prevent the increasing trend of child abuses in the society, it read.
The committee will be bound to forward proposal to the Chief Minister in 15 days pertaining to the inclusion of child safety measures and related university research articles in the curriculum.
The committee will also form a report about the delay and developments in the abuse cases against children, read the notification and added that it will give recommendation in the cases that have been subjected to negligence.
The step came after the recent incident of child abuse in which a seven-year-old girl Zainab was raped and murdered in Kasur.

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