Printer Friendly

Child protection is everyone's duty, says Oman ministry.

by Times News ServiceTo reach out to the Ministry of Social Development's child protection hotline, please call 1100.

Muscat: Oman's Ministry of Social Development has called on residents to contact their child protection hotline service to report child abuse. In an announcement posted this morning, the ministry said: "Don't hesitate to contact the child protection hotline (1100) in case you know of the following: children exposed to violence or abuse or neglect, children not enrolled in education, children who didn't receive the immunisation that is prescribed for them, and children begging alone or with adults. Child protection is the responsibility of all." Oman's child protection hotline is a free hotline which works 24 hours, is committed to confidentiality and respects the caller by offering to hide his/her identity. To reach out to the Ministry of Social Development's child protection hotline, please call 1100.

[c] Muscat Media Group Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc. ( Syndigate.info ).

COPYRIGHT 2017 SyndiGate Media Inc.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2017 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Times of Oman (Muscat, Oman)
Geographic Code:7OMAN
Date:Dec 31, 2017
Words:155
Previous Article:Renewing your driving licence? Read this.
Next Article:Three research centres launched at Sultan Qaboos University.
Topics:

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2020 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters