CHILDREN SAID

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

Milan, 6 years old

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

I have the right and obligation to go to school

Marko, 10 years old

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

Jovana, 16 year old

The Ombudsman for Children of Republic of Srpska spoke today in Banja Luka with the head of the UNICEF Office in B&H, Ms. Florence Bauer and her associates on the number and structure of appeals in which the Institution takes action.

Particular focus was on violence against children, and on the involvement of social welfare centers in the procedures for protecting children's rights.

The joint assessment is that the two institutions together, on many issues, can contribute to improving of the status of children in society and that in the coming period will agree joint action.