Brunei shares experience on promoting child rights in KL

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BRUNEI’S experience on promoting child rights, specifically free healthcare and free education policies, was shared at a workshop in Kuala Lumpur yesterday.

Nur Judy Abdullah, Vice-President of the Brunei Darussalam Council on Social Welfare (MKM) presented a paper entitled “Access to Education and Healthcare is every Child’s Right” at a thematic workshop on “Putting on the Child Rights Lens, How to Get into the Habit”, during the ASEAN Civil Society Conference and ASEAN People’s Forum (ACSC/APF).

The presentation gave participants from ASEAN countries a glimpse of emerging good practices on mainstreaming child rights in Brunei.

ACSC/APF 2015, which ends today, is co-organised by MKM with Malaysia’ Child Rights Coalition Asia and Malaysia’s Protect & Save Our Children Association, supported by Save The Children.

Other speakers were from Telecommunication Company DiGi Malaysia, GreenID of Vietnam and Climate Watch Thailand.

The Brunei Times