The Ministry of Education holds an event on the International Day of Protection of Children's Rights involving Minister Misir Mardanov, UNICEF president Mark Herevard and others.
Mardanov said Azerbaijan pays a great attention to protection of children's rights in particular, those who are deprived of parental care as well as disabled children.
'Today our country is implementing a state program, as well as different projects in cooperation with the state structures, NGOs and international organizations primarily aimed at observation of children's rights', he said.
A report about the activity of the Children's Hotline which offers services to underage children was also made at the event.
This line recorded 265 appeals in three months.