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VIOLENCES DES DROITS DE L’ENFANT EN RDC

INTRODUCTION
L’enfant est le fruit de l’union de 2 conjoints qui s’aiment mutuellement.
Par conséquent les parents doivent respecter les droits de leur progéniture en lui manifestant une affectation sans réserve.
La famille est la première place où l’enfant puise l’amour dès la conception jusqu’à la fin de son enfance en collaboration avec toute la communauté dont la famille, l’Etat, l’école et l’église.
Toutes ces structures doivent respecter les droits de l’enfant.
A) Les parents doivent assurer la survie de l’enfant en le nourrissant, le soignant, le protégeant, le vêtissent et lui donnant une bonne éducation.
B) L’école doit développer les compétences de l’enfant dès le bas âge (à partir de 3 ans). Les enseignants doivent suivre l’évolution intellectuelle de l’enfant et lui donner une orientation selon ses compétences.
C) L’Etat Congolais doit mettre l’enfant dans une situation favorable pour son développement intégral. Il doit recruter les enseignants compétents en leur assurant de bonne conditions pour un bon rendement (salaire décent) et formations permanente parce que la science est en évolution.
Les infrastructures sont d’une grande importance pour la bonne marche de l’éducation de l’enfant (installations sanitaires en bon état)

English translation by PulseWire member Camille

TITLE: Children’s Rights in the DRC

INTRODUCTION
A child is the fruit of the union between two partners who love each other. Consequently the parents must respect the rights of their progeny by showing them unreserved affection. The family is the first place where children draw love, from their conception until the end of their childhood. This is with the collaboration of the entire community, including the family, the state, the school, and the church. Each of these structures must respect the rights of children.

A) Parents must provide for the survival of children by feeding, caring for, protecting, and clothing them, as well as giving them a good education.
B) The school must see to the proper development of children’s skills from the young age of 3 years. Teachers must follow the intellectual evolution of children and guide them according to their individual talents.
C) The Congolese government must allow children a situation favorable to their overall development. It must attract and hire competent educators by providing a decent salary and good working conditions, as well as providing ongoing training because science and other subjects are in constant evolution. Infrastructure is highly important for the education of children—including sanitary facilities in working order.

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Comments

Sarah Whitten-Grigsby's picture

Thank you, Rosalie

Dear Rosalie,

Thank you for your very clear, solutions-oriented testament regarding the proper, loving upbringing for Congolese children.

It has opened my eyes to read what is needed, as it so clearly shows what is lacking.

Keep speaking out. By doing so, you are bound to start positive changes for your people.

Respectfully,

Interfaith Reverend Sarah

lubala rosalie's picture

REPONSES AUX ARTICLES 1 – 7

Bonjour Sarah, merci pour les conseils prodigués à traves nos correspondances. Nous espérons qu’un jour nous verrons la lumière grâce au changement de comportement de nos dirigeants de la RDC.
Après la pluie c’est le bon temps dit – on. Cependant nous sommes convaincus que nos voix finiront par percer les oreilles des intouchables par l’intermédiaire de notre Dieu qui nous aime comme ses enfants chéris en union avec les autres femmes du WORLD PULSE, le monde aura une nouvelle face dans lequel les droits humains seront respectés sans omettre la valeur de la femme.

Camille's picture

Merci Rosalie

Chère Rosalie,
Merci pour ce journal émouvant ! C’est clair que vous écrivez avec de l’amour pour tous les enfants et du respect pour la famille.

Vos conseils nous rappellent qu’un enfant ne s’épanouit qu’avec l’aide des parents, l’école, et l’état sans exception.

Avez-vous des enfants à vous? Qu’est-ce qui votre rôle dans la famille/l’école/l’état ? Avez-vous un rapport personnel à cette question de comment mieux élever nos enfants ? Finalement, je vous conseil de trouver un titre qui correspond mieux au sujet de votre journal—par exemple, « Protégeons nos enfants ».

Bon courage dans tous vos projets!
Camille

Camille's picture

Translation

TITLE: Children’s Rights in the DRC

INTRODUCTION
A child is the fruit of the union between two partners who love each other. Consequently the parents must respect the rights of their progeny by showing them unreserved affection. The family is the first place where children draw love, from their conception until the end of their childhood. This is with the collaboration of the entire community, including the family, the state, the school, and the church. Each of these structures must respect the rights of children.

A) Parents must provide for the survival of children by feeding, caring for, protecting, and clothing them, as well as giving them a good education.
B) The school must see to the proper development of children’s skills from the young age of 3 years. Teachers must follow the intellectual evolution of children and guide them according to their individual talents.
C) The Congolese government must allow children a situation favorable to their overall development. It must attract and hire competent educators by providing a decent salary and good working conditions, as well as providing ongoing training because science and other subjects are in constant evolution. Infrastructure is highly important for the education of children—including sanitary facilities in working order.

torilynnfox's picture

Hello Lubala

I love your testimony. It is so perfect. I wish people in all countries and governments would think this clearly about how important children are and what their fundamental needs are. Imagine how wonderful and different our world would be if each and every child had all of these needs fulfilled completely. Every child that is given those opportunities can make such a difference in the world. It's amazing how just loving a child and making them feel important can make such a difference in their lives. Keep sharing your thoughts. We love them!

Victoria

Katie Welford's picture

Wise words!

Hey Lubala,

Thank you so much for writing this clear testimony that really lays out some simple solutions that would really effect the future of girls in the Congo. In particular, your point about adequate sanitary facilities in school is so important and often not thought about.

Keep raising your voice on these issues, and good luck in getting heard and making sure girls have a brighter future.

Katie

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