NCCM receives 53 complaints in 4 days
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CAIRO: National Council for Childhood and Motherhood (NCCM) received 53 complaints from June 20 – 24, Youm7 reported NCCM general secretary Azza Ashmay as saying Tuesday.

All complaints were received by the council hotlines regarding child related issues. Twenty of these claims were from Cairo, Ashmay told Youm7.

She explained that three of these complaints were for violent cases, two for sexual abuse, and one for physical attack.

Twelve more claims were made by families who want to understand their children’s’ behaviors and ten claims were about suffering from the low quality of life.

Ashmay said the council takes these reports as a mechanism to analyze the required standards to make suggestions for law drafts to solve childhood issues.

Coordinator of NCCM child help hotlines Ahmed Hanafy said there are mechanisms to activate their role and protect communities through communication to keep an eye on such issues to protect children, Al-Bawabh News reported on June 18.

He added that the council aims to create mechanisms to present better services to serve child causes.

The child help has three different forms of contact – email, hotline, and postal mail – to receive complaints in order to present fast solutions positively.

Ashmay stressed on the importance of unifying child protection committees on a national level to cooperate with concerned authorities, Al-Balad reported on June 22.

She said there must be requirements to set a national plan and a vision to serve rights of children and Egyptian families though the current political and social phase in Egypt.

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