Arab News reports that as part of Saudi Human Rights Day, Dec. 30, schools in Riyadh will be passing out copies of a booklet on children’s rights. Rights are also to be part of classroom discussion and will be supplemented by radio programs, school assemblies, and the all-important teacher training.
RIYADH: The education department in Riyadh province plans to distribute free copies of a booklet on human rights in schools across the province, Al-Jazirah daily reported yesterday.
“More than 30,000 copies of the publication entitled salient features of the treaty on children’s rights, will be distributed in 1,600 schools in the province,” said Humaidan Al-Bugami, member of the human rights committee and director of legal affairs at the education department in Riyadh.
The book will help make the students aware of their rights and duties in terms of human rights, Al-Bugami added.