international organization World Visionwhich promotes the protection of children and adolescents, concluded a massive day of collecting signatures, which seeks to gain support for the approval of a Law of ‘Positive Parenting in the Dominican Republic’.
A communication indicates that the book with the headings will be delivered to the Commission for Children, Adolescents and Family of the Chamber of Deputies.
The collection of signatures concluded with the completion of the “National Forum: Protection of children and adolescents”, with the motto: “Children’s Rights in the Dominican Republic, advances and challenges 2003-2022”, which seeks to draw attention to the need to join forces for the comprehensive protection of that population.
Build a culture of peace
The closing of the conclave, indicates the document, was headed by the first lady, Rachel Arbajepresident of the Cabinet for Children and Adolescents.
Arbaje assured that prevent violence that affects boys and girls in the family, school, work and any other setting, contributes decisively to the construction of a culture of peace.
He assured that there are still serious obstacles, due to individual and social behaviors that underestimate the values of the tolerance, respect, equity and non-discrimination.
The results of the Study on the quality of services for the guarantee and restitution of children’s rights in the municipalities of direct programmatic impact of World Vision Dominican Republic were presented at the forum.
Discuss childhood issues
But, in addition to that, they presented the analysis: “Evolution of Violence against Children and Adolescents, since the approval of Law 136-03”, with emphasis on child labor, early unions and adolescent pregnancy, complemented with conferences , panels on the prevention of child abuse, the protection system and children’s rights.
Also participating in the closing of the forum was the president of the National Council for Children and Adolescents, Ana Cecilia Morunand the national director of World Vision, Juan Carlos Ramirezamong others.