Child protection

Parkwood youth NPO, Moving Forward, observed Child Protection Week on Thursday June 6.

Parkwood youth NPO, Moving Forward, observed Child Protection Week on Thursday June 6.  The group held a placard demonstration on the corner of Blackbird and Acacia roads to raise awareness around child protection issues.  National Child Protection Week is observed in South Africa annually to raise awareness of the rights of children and to mobilise all sectors of society to ensure children are cared for and protected. Moving Forward founder, Zelda Manuel, said the vision for the group is to help Parkwood’s youth and to make positive changes. Moving Forward held a placard protest during Child Protection Week.