Egypt accelerates positive parenting agenda supported by EU and UNICEF
March 15, 2021
H.E. Nivine Al-Kabbaj, Egyptian Minister of Social Solidarity, launched on 14 March a positive parenting programme, in cooperation with UNICEF and with the support of the European Union. The launch witnessed the participation of H.E Ambassador Christian Berger, Head of the European Union Delegation in Egypt, Mr. Jeremy Hopkins, UNICEF Representative in Egypt, and Dr. Sahar Al-Sunbati, Secretary General of the National Council for Childhood and Motherhood, and a number of experts, in addition to the participation of civil society organizations concerned with childhood and family issues.
The programme offers to most vulnerable families community-based groups sessions on key parenting domains including: proper care, emotional and social support, health and nutrition,learning and cognitive development and Positive discipline through which families gained knowledge on child marriage, violence, female genital mutilation and education.