- 10/10/2021 18:51:06
Kosti Nov.19 (SUNA) - The judiciary in White Nile State organized a training session for the state's Mazoons(official authorized to perform marriage ceremonies) on protecting the rights of the child, in cooperation with UNICEF.
The course lasted for three days and targeted forty Mazoons from the various localities of the state.
Mustafa Abdel Rahman Qarga, Head of the Training Department at the Judicial , said that the course discussed a number of working papers tackling the legal procedures related to child marriage, child rights, gender-based violence, the psychological and social effects of early marriage and the health effects of child and underage marriage.
He added the training session presented a comprehensive enlightenment on marriage. Its bases and conditions, noting that the session came out with a number of recommendations regarding the necessity of following the correct procedures with regard to issuance of marriage contract documents, expecting that these outcomes would contribute positively to the performance of the Mazoons in the state.ab/ab