Zonta Clubs in Mongolia fight to protect the rights of children

Zonta ClubsThe death of 4 –year-old girl believed to have been subjected to a violent beating by her stepmother and biological father has caused great concern among the Mongolian public. On Saturday, 28 February, thousands of people were crowded at Chinggis Square to light a candle for the memory of the little girl and expressing their condolences. This vigil was initiated by the Facebook group and Zonta Clubs in Mongolia actively participated in the event along with representatives of NGO’s, clubs and thousands of city residents.

The aim of the event was to honor the memory of the little girl who died as a victim of violence and to and to protect the rights of children living with domestic violence, calling for state attention to the violation of children’s rights.

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