Advocating the Rights of Children (ARC) signs a Memorandum of Understanding with the Football Association of Maldives (FAM)

Advocating the Rights of Children (ARC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Football Association of Maldives (FAM) today, to work collaboratively in promoting and protecting the rights of children. The agreement was signed by ARC’s Executive Director Zeena Zahid and FAM’s General Secretary, Hussain Jawaz.

Under this MoU, ARC will work with FAM to conduct awareness sessions for children enrolled in FAM academies and to organize events to encourage participation of vulnerable children, including children living in shelters and children under State care, as well as to conduct sensitization sessions for management and staff of the National Team, Clubs and Academies on how to recognize, response and report violence, abuse and neglect towards children.

Through this one-year partnership, activities will be conducted in different atolls across the country.