Protection From Abuse And Neglect



I have recently been elected in a new statewide project in Minnesota to
create and provide leadership in a small scale voluntary association for
children . The focus of the small scale association is based on the United
Nations General Assembly that adopted a Convention on the rights of the Child.
It is a program to provide information and knowledge on the substantive right
for "Protection from abuse and neglect" designed specifically for children. The
right states that " the State shall protect the child from all forms of
maltreatment by parents or others responsible for the care of the child and
establish appropriate social programs for the prevention of abuse and the
treatment of ...

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supervision. This may interest children to comment
on situations and on general conversation that they normally would be scared to
ask their parents. I feel that this is relevant to children in today's society
because these situations of abuse and neglect occur in many households, and
children either do not know their rights or fail to take action to them.
The kinds of topics and issues discussed in the association and in
connection with children's rights will vary according to importance. The
beginning stages of the meetings will consist of examples and definitions of
what abuse and neglect constitute. We will then as a group apply what we know
to everyday situations in which these forms of maltreatment by parents or others
responsible for them. Next we would apply these situations to the substantive
right for Children according to what the United Nations Generally assemble
established. In connection with the "Bill of Rights" and through discussion,
children will ...

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