CHILDREN SAID

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

Marina, 15 year old

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 to be protected and no one can abuse me.

Milan, 6 years old

I have the right and obligation to go to school

Marko, 10 years old

Ombudsman for Children of Republic of Srpska, Helsinki's Citizens Assembly Banja Luka and NGO Partner officially, today, gave to the Minister of Justice of Republic of Srpska, Mr. Gerard Selman, the initiative for the amendment of the Family Law of Republic of Srpska.

To the satisfaction of all present, the Minister welcomed the approach in preparing the materials to change the law and supported the initiative.

Given that this is a very demanding text, which requires the engagement of faculty representatives, experts from practice, non-governmental sector, soon will appoint the expert working group that will work on the text of amendments to the law, bearing in mind not only filed initiatives, but initiatives of other institutions and organizations that can contribute to better quality of legislation.