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Huíla: Government worried about growing number of neglected children

Mon, 15 May 2017 10:46 - Society

Lubango - The growing number of neglected and socially excluded children is worrying the Government.

  • Social Welfare minister , Goncalves Muandumba

This was said Friday in Lubango, southern Huíla province, by the Social Welfare minister, Gonçalves Muandumba, who spoke against prejudice against children and people suffering from albinism, autism and other disorders.

The minister said the authorities are aware of the prejudice that affect other groups of people like the elderly who are abandoned over accusations of witchcraft.

He appealed to the various solidarity institutions, international partners and private sector agents to join the Government’s effort to address the vulnerability,  exclusion and poverty.