The President of the Association of Female Lawyers of Liberia (AFELL) is cautioning parents to be on the alert for would be perpetrators of rape against Children.
According to Attorney Vivian Neal, Children are falling prey every day to abuses by ‘unscrupulous individuals’, wherein they are being raped, sodomized or something evil done to them.
Speaking at the closing program of the T. Johnson Christian Foundation Institution in Banjor, Atty. Neal said most time these abuses occurred right in homes and neighborhoods, where the perpetrators are not strangers.
Atty. Neal said these are people the children are familiar with and sometimes called them uncle or big brother in the community.
The Atty at Law stressed the need for government to make harder the rape law so as to help stop heartless men raping people under age children in the society.
She noted that parents are to be first security for their children in order to keep them safe from those in such act of rape and sodomizing young Children.
The AFELL Boss however said children are the bedrock of the society and as such, parents must do everything to help them become productive and law-abiding citizens, which will help to free the society of violent people.
She also urged teachers to teach the young children to grow up knowing that violence is wrong and should have no place in the society.
AFELL President however told the teachers to teach the Children how to love their country Liberia in order for them to help develop the country.
She believes that when they are molded in the right manner, they will grow up to be law abiding citizens and violence will be minimized in the society.
She at the same time thanked the parents for their support to their children educational future, saying that they are the future leaders of the country.
Atty. Vivian Neal also encouraged the students to focus on their lesson and do away with those things that will bring setback to their future as young people coming up in society.