Two thousand street children are taken to decent and safe places
Carolina Cerqueira said that the program, which aims to ensure the protection of the rights of the child, is currently allowing the collection of children to a reception center in Ramiros, where they can have access to psychological and food assistance.
The Minister of State noted that the country has not been experiencing episodes of domestic or gender-based violence and attributed the merit to the degree of awareness developed by social partners such as Promaica (women’s organization of the Catholic Church), Association of Career Women Legal and women’s groups linked to different religious denominations. In the context of food assistance, the Executive, in collaboration with the World Food Program (WFP), is drawing up a program for the allocation of basic food baskets to needy families. The program is weekly and includes national products.
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