CHILDREN SAID

True family should, from the our earliest period, teach us how to love and respect.

Jovana, 16 year old

I have the right to be protected and no one can abuse me.

Milan, 6 years old

I have the right to live and play, and it must be heard by everyone.

Jelena, 9 years old

Happy is the Child with the family who love, advice and support them.

Marina, 15 year old

I have the right and obligation to go to school

Marko, 10 years old

The Ombudsman for Children of RS within the framework of its regular activities will begin visits to primary and secondary schools entitled "About your rights at your school". Last year, the Institution has organized these workshops in 25 secondary and 2 primary schools after which the Special Report was made.

This year, professional teams of the Ombudsman for Children from Banja Luka, Doboj and Foča will visit about thirty primary schools on the territory of Republic of Srpska. The goal of the workshops is to educate primary school students about their rights, to familiarize children with the Institution of Ombudsman for Children and to establish cooperation with students who wish to be Young Advisors of the Ombudsman for Children.

These activities will take place from September 20. to November 20, International Child's Day, when the results of the work in schools will be summarized.

Visit to the following schools is planned for September:

1. September 20. - Bistrica, PS "Miroslav Antić"

2. September 21. - Šamac SS "Nikola Tesla",

                         - Modriča, SS "Jovan Cvijić"

3. Septembar 27. - Bronzani Majdan, PS "Mladen Stojanović"

4. September 28. - Vukosavlje SSC "Nikola Tesla"