11/10/2016 08h53 - Updated 11/10/2016 16h12

First day of the 'Campaign 1st Identity', DPE-AM meets 200 children and adolescents

The service takes place today (11), on the street José Furtado, No. 201, San Francisco neighborhood, Central South zone of Manaus, up to 13h.
Photo: Press Release / DPE-AM
Photo: Press Release / DPE-AM

Two hundred children and adolescents were attended on Monday, 10 of October, first day of the 1st Campaign Identity, held by the Ombudsman of Amazonas (ECD-AM), by Specialized Defender of Children and Youth Civil. in action, a DPE-AM, in partnership with the Department of Public Safety (SSP-AM), It is sending the first copy of the identity card for children and adolescents, in celebration of Children's Day. The service runs until tomorrow, day 11, on the street José Furtado, No. 201, San Francisco neighborhood, Central South zone of Manaus, from 8h to 13h.

As part of the Campaign, They are being collected toys for the toy library of Specialized Defense of Children and Youth and for donation to institutions working with children and adolescents in vulnerable situations. Anyone can donate toys at the headquarters of the Special until 11, also from 8h to 13h.

The general public defender of the Amazon, Rafael Barbosa, He stressed that the campaign aims to demonstrate the importance of civil registration for citizenship, which should be encouraged from childhood. The public defender holder Defender Childhood and Youth Specialist, Mário Wu, He said the lawsuit seeks to raise awareness of the right to civil registration and birth certificate, guaranteed in Article 102 the Statute of Children and Adolescents (Eca).

A lack of registration, says Mario Wu, increases the vulnerability of children and adolescents on issues such as child labor, sexual exploitation or enticement for criminal activities. With registration, the children and adolescents begin to appear in public safety records and are able to be registered on social programs and have access to school and health system.

Documents required for service - To issue the first ID card during the service of the DPE-AM, You will need three photos 3x4, Birth certificate (copy and original), proof of residence and a copy of the identity card of the parent or legal representative. You will be required of the child and / or adolescent, the father or mother or legal representative.

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