"All tiers of govt must work in unison to ensure rights of street children"

BIRATNAGAR: At a programme on 'Child Rights: Basis of Prosperous Nepal' organised by the Ministry of Women, Children and Senior Citizens here Friday, the need for all three tiers of governments to work in unison to ensure the rights of street children was underscored.

Participants at the programme also expressed their concern that children from neighbouring India were also entering Nepal. They suggested that the government must also think about this issue and devise programmes accordingly.

Provincial Minister for Social Development, Jeevan Ghimire, viewed that children's homes should to categorised and their needs fulfilled accordingly.