Lithuania's Social Security and Labour Minister Linas Kukuraitis maintains that the repeating cases of violence against children prove that the existing child's rights protection system does not work.
Violence against children
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He pledged to Friday meet with other ministers whose field of activities have to do with protecting children rights, pledging to revise the entire system.

On Thursday, Lithuania was shaken by the news of severe beating of a four-year-old boy in Kėdainiai, central Lithuania. The child remains in critical condition. His mother and her live-in boyfriend have been detained.

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