On Universal Children’s Day, we must speak up, address child sexual abuse
By Natan Obed Nov. 19, 2018
For too many years, suicide has been discussed at a level of abstraction, which has not helped focus prevention efforts. We owe it to our children to discuss the situation in all its complexity, writes Natan Obed, president of the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right, walks with Natan Obed, president of the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, in Goose Bay, N.L., in 2017. Photograph courtesy of the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami
Universal Children’s Day, observed each year on Nov. 20, calls on us to respect the right of all children to grow up in safe, nurturing environments.
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