Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Honourable Cynthia Mamley Morrison has described as unacceptable the spate of sexual abuses meted on children particularly, girls over the internet.
In the light of that she urged parents not to take sexual education for their children particularly, the girl child in order to reap the full benefits of their investments.
She made this observation at just ended International Of The Girl Child under theme: My Voice, Our Equal Future.
The week-long event saw series of activities, including debate, poetry recitals, panel discussions, presentation of of and video documentary on interest stories voices of girls.
The event presented the opportunity to a girl participant from the mentorship session who shared an experience on the topic of discussion.
On the debate which was on the topic: Empowerment of Girls:A Catalyst For Ghana’s Sustainable Development, was won by Miss Emmanuella Aggrey Mensah of Ajumako in the Central Region.
She urged girls to pay much attention to what their parents and teachers say to them.
“Most girls come to the summit, go back and get pregnant. We must pay attention to what we are taught”, she cautioned.
Honourable Morrison cautioned parents that their children were all they have therefore must pay particular attention to their upbringing.
According to her, sex education for children has become necessary in order not to give way to any strange advises with the aims of swaying or misleading them.
She urged parents to place premium on the God-giving talents, abilities and capabilities of their children in order to achieve their future aspirations.
Honourable Morrison appealed to parents to guide their children on the internet in order not to open site which may not inure to their benefit.
Source:Bizzygh.com/Prosper Kwaku Selassy