Johari urges child protection in Gaza on World Children's Day

Published on 20 Nov 2023 4:12:44 PM

Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Johari Abdul said that some 700,000 children in Gaza, Palestine, have been displaced from their homes, while over 4,600 children have lost their lives and another 9,000 have been injured.

In conjunction with World Children's Day on Monday (Nov 20), he also prayed for the protection of these children against any harm and reminded everyone of their responsibility to ensure that children grow up free from discrimination, violence, and exploitation.