CHILDREN SAID

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

Jelena, 9 years old

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

Jovana, 16 year old

I have the right and obligation to go to school

Marko, 10 years old

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

Marina, 15 year old

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

Milan, 6 years old

At the initiative of the Ombudsman for Children of Republic of Srpska, today a Protocol on the Procedure in Case of Violence, Abuse or Neglect of Children was signed. The Protocol was signed by the Ministry of Health and Social Protection, Ministry of Family, Youth and Sports, Ministry of Education and Culture and Ministry of Internal Affairs of Republic of Srpska.

The objective of the Protocol is protection of the child from all forms of violence, abuse or neglect and strengthening the responsibility of all institutions and services, within their statutory powers, which undertake measures and activities in protection of children from any form of violence.

The Protocol will be published in the "Official Gazette of Republic of Srpska" and shall be applied from 01.01.2013.