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National Council for Childhood and Motherhood [English].
Thel Council was established in 1988 through Presidential Decree No. 54 as the highest government authority entrusted with policy-making, planning, coordinating, monitoring and evaluation of activities in the areas of protection and development of children. The jurisdiction of the NCCM extends to all government bodies, including the Ministry of Justice, and NGOs on both the national and local levels. The decree establishing the NCCM stipulates that its declarations are mandatory, that is NCCM decisions are final and binding for all ministries.