Despite the industry’s many stands, Gresik regency is declared a city worthy of children. This was reinforced by the acceptance of the 2018 Primary Child Friendly Regency (KLA) award.
The award was received by Vice Regent Gresik M Qosim from the Minister of Women Empowerment and Child Protection of the Republic of Indonesia Yohana Susana Yembise on Monday, July 23, 2018 night at Dyandra Convention Center, Surabaya.
Qosim said, the KLA 2018 award was the second received. Previously last year, Gresik also received the same award. This means that Gresik is declared as a District that is suitable for children.
“Initially the program we carried out was aimed at making Kabupaten Gresik a district that deserves children, and not to receive awards,” he said, Tuesday (24/7/2018).
He explained, activities related to the child was done as a commitment of Gresik Regency to realize the rights of children. Also for the government to provide facilities for children.
Therefore, still Qosim said, it invites the whole society, especially the parents to together with the government in terms of providing protection to children. The protection is not only done in public facilities, but also at home.
“So the right to take care of the child can be done by all parties, not only us in the government. We only provide stimulus, “he continued.
Head of the Family Planning, Women Empowerment and Child Protection Agency of Gresik Regency, Adi Yumanto added, the award is given because of the government’s commitment to the fulfillment of children’s rights.
“This award proves that the children in Kabupaten Gresik have really got their rights,” he concluded. (wib)