Quotations on Children

Abdul-Karim Mousavi Ardebili

On World Children’s Day 2007, Grand Ayatollah Abdul-karim Mousavi Ardebili spoke about violence against children: “When it comes to the problem [of violence against children] silence or denial will only worsen the situation. We need to admit to the bitter reality that violence against children does exist in houses, families, institutions and societies around the world. All means including the lofty instructions of God and the spiritual influence of religious leaders should be tapped in order to change the situation and eliminate violent behaviour against children.” –Grand Ayatollah Abdul-Karim Mousavi Ardebili, ‘A Message for World Children’s Day Iran’, 2007

Source: UNICEF

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