World Children’s Day is a reminder to parents that they must protect their children’s right to a good education in all circumstances.
JAKARTA (Antara) – Professor Lydia Freyani Hawadi of the University of Indonesia said that World Children’s Day, celebrated on November 20 every year, is a reminder to parents of the importance of realizing their children’s right to education. said.
“World Children’s Day is a reminder to parents that their child’s right to a good education must be fulfilled in all circumstances,” said a friend of mine when I contacted here on Sunday. Lydia Freyani Hawadi, called Reni, said.
Leni added that World Children’s Day could be the right momentum for governments to ensure that every child from early childhood has access to education through the One Village One Early Childhood programme. I was.
She added that society also has an important role to play in efforts to realize children’s right to education.
“Of course, the people around the children will be their example and role model, so they need to set a good example.
Many factors outside the child influence the development of the child.
However, although children grow and develop according to the circumstances of the moment, they greatly need the support of their parents and the surrounding community.
“The goal is to ensure that children grow and develop based on religious norms and practices,” she said.
He added that World Children’s Day is also the right moment to further strengthen child protection programs.
“Child protection programs need to be continuously strengthened, especially for girls, to ensure that early child marriage, sexual violence against children, trafficking and pornography are prevented,” he said. .
This is very important to support the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related to gender equality.
Meanwhile, Seto Mulyadi, President of the Indonesian Child Protection Association (LPAI), also emphasized that the celebration of World Children’s Day is a reminder to parents of the importance of realizing children’s rights.
“We must recognize that children have many fundamental rights that must be fulfilled, such as the right to life, the right to grow and develop, the right to protection and the right to participate,” he said.
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