Child Protection Week launched in CT

Child Protection Week will take place from the end of this month until 7 June.

FILE: Western Cape Social Development Minister Albert Fritz has launched the start of Child Protection Week in the province today. Picture: Vumani Mkhize/EWN

CAPE TOWN - Western Cape Social Development MEC Albert Fritz has launched the start of Child Protection Week in the province today.

A talk will be held to help raise awareness around the rights of minors.

Fritz said it's up to all communities to work together to fight child abuse.

"We have seen too many children disappearing from homes, too many children dumped, too many neglected. We have also seen children dying in ganster crossfire.

Child Protection Week will take place from the end of this month until 7 June.