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Three key pieces of children’s legislation have been produced in braille and handed over to the Social Protection Ministry to help sensitise visually-impaired Guyanese about their rights.(From left) Social Protection Minister Minster Volda Lawrence receives the pieces of legislation from Marianne Flach, UNICEF Representative for Guyana and Suriname.The reproduction of the Protection of Children’s Act (2009),Cheap Jerseys Store, the Sexual Offence Act (2010) and the Trafficking in Persons Act (2005) now in braille was part of a wider support initiative to promote inclusiveness.It is a project that has been undertaken by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). Marianne Flach,cheap jerseys from china, who is the representative for Guyana and Suriname, made several statements in support of the said project which she deemed to be of great importance. She noted that these pieces of legislation were first translated into user-friendly language and then produced in Braille by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).The handing-over ceremony of the pieces of legislation took place yesterday at the Ministry of Social Protection, Lamaha and East Streets.The documents were presented to Minister of Social Protection, Volda Lawrence,Wholesale Jerseys Free Shipping, in the presence of Permanent Secretary, Ms. Lorene Baird; Director of Social Services (DSS) Mr. Whentworth Tanner; Director of the Child Care and Protection Agency, Ms. Ann Green,Cheap NFL Jerseys, and Commissioner of the National Commission on Disability (NCD), Mr. Ganesh Singh.Flach, said that the legislation as well as posters about the Early Childhood Development Programme promoting positive discipline as a way to stop corporal punishment in schools, were also converted into the Wapishiana language for the country’s indigenous population.“It’s about leaving nobody behind by ensuring that children have access to these critical pieces of legislations that protect their rights. All children should know about their rights and children with disabilities need to have access as well,Wholesale Baseball Jerseys 2018,” she said.This initial phase of the project saw the production of about 40 copies of each booklet. The intention is to have government expand production for access nationwide.Minister Lawrence explained that her Ministry will incorporate the initiative in its budget and will work with the NCD to ensure all groups and organisations addressing the needs of the targeted groups have copies of the critical documents.“This may seem a small event,Cheap Sports Jerseys, but it is significant and I wish to thank UNICEF for recognising that in all we do, we need to create a fair chance for every child,” Singh said.He commended UNICEF and the Social Protection Ministry for the initiative, noting that for a long time persons with visual disabilities have had limited or no access to such legislations, even though they are often victims of numerous violations.He noted that the documents can equip persons with disabilities with valuable knowledge to survive many of the hardships they face in dealing with the transgression of their rights.He also implored the Guyana government to support the production of all other legislation in Braille.UNICEF has also supported the collaborative effort to make the play area in the National Park friendly to children with disabilities, by ensuring it has appropriate access and equipment with safety features. It must also use bright colours and sounds for those children.
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