UNICEF delighted Imam Hussain Holy Shrine supports children

Within a visit to Iraq to study the child’s situation, a delegation from “UNICEF” visited the Imam Hussein Holy Shrine where reports on the children who left school, and the children who were enlisted by ISIS, were presented to them.

(AhlulBayt News Agency) - Within a visit to Iraq to study the child’s situation, a delegation from the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund “UNICEF” visited the Imam Hussein Holy Shrine where reports on the children who left school, and the children who were enlisted by ISIS, were presented to them.

A member of the delegation, Hebeeb El-Meghribi – from Morocco, said to the official website of the Imam Hussein Holy Shrine, “We have been acquainted with some projects Imam Hussein Holy Shrine has achieved; such projects indicate how the holy shrine protects the child, and how they build better future for them.”

“We value the care for the youth and children provided by the holy shrine and the religious authority. We are willing to exchange ideas and experiences through the offer by the holy shrine to open horizons of cooperation to examine the abuse of children in criminal acts, attempting to eliminate them,” said the envoy.

"We are delighted to find that the Imam Hussein Holy Shrine has built hospitals for children and a center for family guidance" said El-Meghribi.

Jemal Esh-Shehristani, director of Department of Media of Imam Hussein Holy Shrine, said that the visit was also to find out about the children enlisted by ISIS to execute terrorist attacks.

Reports have recently shown the means ISIS is using to enlist children in Iraq and Syria.




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