“Children today, tomorrow’s world” is a meaning sentence about children. Children are the future of humanity, of the world, of each nation, of each community and of each family… Therefore, enhancing the responsibility of caring for and educating teenagers and children is the responsibility of the whole society. The United Nations has announced that: “Children should be taking care with special notice and support, all children in or out of wedlock enjoy the same social protection.”
For decades, child protection in most countries in the world has been taken care of at different levels. But due to subjective and objective factors such as natural disasters, crop failure, war, or due to low intellectual level … children still suffer from the pain and disadvantages, children are still hungry and still killed in wars, even forced to take guns, working too soon, be trafficked. Let’s find out what is child protection hay how you can protect children from harm with Viknews.com.
What is child protection?
Under the provisions of the Law on Children, child protection must ensure systematic, continuity, close and effective coordination between levels and sectors in the formulation and organization of policy implementation. law and child protection service provision. Agencies, organizations, educational institutions, families and individuals have the responsibility to protect children. Child protection must comply with the provisions of law, procedures and standards issued by competent state agencies.
Children are given priority in family protection, families receive respite care. The inclusion of children in a social assistance facility is a temporary measure when forms of home care, the family receiving respite care are not available or in the best interests of children. Parents, caregivers of children and children must be provided with information, consulted with competent agencies and individuals in making decisions on intervention and support to protect children. In particular, the Law on children attaches great importance to the prevention of risks to harm children; timely intervention and resolution to minimize consequences; actively support to restore and reintegrate into the community for children with special circumstances.
How we can protect children more effectively?
The prevention level includes protective measures applied to the community, families and all children to raise awareness, knowledge of child protection, build a safe and healthy living environment. For children, minimize the risk of children being abused or falling into special circumstances.
Preventive measures for child protection such as: Propagating and disseminating to communities, families and children about the dangers and consequences of elements and acts of damaging and harming children; on the responsibility of detecting and reporting cases of children being abused or at risk of violence, exploitation and neglect. Provide information and knowledge for parents, teachers, child care workers, workers in the facility to provide child protection services for child protection responsibilities, prevention skills, detect elements and acts of damaging and harming children. Equipping parents with knowledge and skills to ensure children are safe. Education, counseling and self-protection skills for children; Building a safe and suitable living environment for children.
Support levels include safeguards that apply to children at risk of violence, exploitation, neglect or children with special circumstances to promptly detect, minimize or eliminate harmful risk to children.
Supported child protection measures include: Warning about the risk of children being abused; counseling knowledge, skills, and interventions to eliminate or minimize the risk of child abuse for parents, teachers, child care workers, employees working in security service providers Children to re-create a safe environment for at-risk children, receive information, assess the level of harm, apply necessary measures to support children at risk of violence, exploitation, abandonment to eliminate or reduce the risk of children being violent, exploitation and abandonment. Support children with special circumstances and families of children to access social assistance policies and other resources to improve living conditions for children.
The intervention level includes safeguards that are applied to children and families of abused children in order to prevent abuse; support to restore and re-integrate into the community for children with special circumstances.
Child intervention measures at the intervention level include: Medical care, psychotherapy, physical and mental rehabilitation for abused children, children in special circumstances needing intervention. Arrange safe shelters, isolate children from the environment, those who threaten or are violent, exploiting children. Arrange temporary or long-term replacement care for children subject to the provisions of Clause 2, Article 62 of this Law. Reunite families, integrate schools and communities for children who suffer violence, exploitation and neglect. Counseling, providing knowledge for parents, children’s family members with special circumstances on responsibility and protection, care and inclusive education for children belonging to this group of people, counseling, providing legal knowledge, legal support for parents, caregivers of children and children with special circumstances.
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