Children and Youth Parliament members call to step up efforts to protect children and youth from abuse

At first-of-its-kind virtual joint parliamentary closing session Sharjah, April 23, 2020 Members of the Sharjah Children Parliament (organised by Sharjah Children) and Sharjah Youth Parliament (organised by Sharjah Youth and Sajaya Young Ladies of Sharjah) called for stepping up efforts to increase the number of child protection specialists and provide them advanced training programmes to ensure children and youth in Sharjah are protected from abuse, and raise awareness about child welfare as a study discipline. These calls were made during a joint closing session of the two parliaments on Wednesday,…