LAHORE - The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) Goodwill Ambassador and German television personality, Sabine Christiansen, met street children and a womens group in Lahore on Friday to raise awareness about the plight of some of Pakistans most disadvantaged children. Accompanied by UNICEF Representative, Dan Rohrmann, Christiansen visited a UNICEF supported child protection centre in Pind Khokhar. The centre is one of four centres that will see 4,500 children protected from violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation. Children are also helped with access to essential services such as basic health and hygiene, education, psych-social support, and vocational skills training. It is a privilege to be able to visit the centre and see for myself the practical work UNICEF and partners are doing to strengthen childrens rights and improve the lives of disadvantaged boys and girls, said Christiansen, who has been a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF in Germany for the past 14 years. The most vulnerable and disadvantaged children are often forgotten and it is important for all of us to accelerate action for children which will change their lives forever. Reaching deprived children through a child protection centre is an extremely important step in fulfilling their rights. In her role as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, Sabine Christiansen plays an active part in raising global awareness about the rights of children and women.