Leiden to get a child rights centre

The Netherlands is to establish a special centre for childrens’ rights in Leiden next year, family minister AndrĂ© Rouvoet said on Monday.

The announcement was made in Scheveningen during an international conference on violence against girls.
In November the UN children’s organisation Unicef is holding a conference in the Netherlands to mark the 20th anniversary of the its convention on the rights of the child.

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