Marcelo Canelas addresses the fight against sexual violence against children in Piau

The Ministry of Public Affairs of the state of Piaui held a gathering with journalists this Tuesday morning (02), at the group’s headquarters in the east of Teresina, to debate the function of the press in combating sexual violence against children and adolescents. TV Globo reporter Marcelo Canelas was invited and gave a speech on communication and human rights of children and adolescents.

The Attorney General of Justice, Clendro Moura, spoke to GP1 And Piawi highlights the significance of warning when approaching the matter by the media.

“The speech addresses public ministry insurance policies that concern each the safety, reception and promotion of felony exercise, when this baby is a sufferer of sexual violence, together with in the household atmosphere. Marcelo Canelas is already a part of a committee that works on this challenge and comes right here to speak about how the challenge needs to be addressed in the press. The vital factor is how the media is aware of keep away from exposing the baby, the greatest method to current the case to the inhabitants and the society in a accountable manner. Our goal is to gather info on how we must always promote the actions of the public ministry, when instances of sexual violence against children and adolescents are concerned”, famous Clendro Moura.

Public Prosecutor’s Office

Clendro Moura emphasised that the function of the public ministry in this case has been strict in assigning duty and convicting these concerned in crimes against children and adolescents. “We wish to discover out the actual reality, if it actually occurred, as a result of generally there are very excessive expectations relying on the age of the baby. This listening to, by any consultant, by any authority, should be executed responsibly and with a psychologist. Likewise, hearings should be executed with a specialised crew, with professionals who can contribute in the very best manner. The public ministry performs its function, working round the clock to make sure that whoever dedicated the crime is convicted.”, emphasised Attorney General Clendro Moura.

The function of journalism

For the journalist and speaker Marcelo Canelas, the basic mission of the journalist is to observe the Brazilian Constitution and combine the assist community for children and adolescents, above all, to guard the integrity of those victims.

“Journalism offers with the contradictions of life and the way forward for our nation, nothing is extra contradictory than those that despise children and youth. The Brazilian structure establishes childhood and youth as an absolute precedence. Therefore, it’s our function as journalists to combine this community of kid and adolescent safety. That is why this dialogue and this dialogue between public ministries, social actions and journalists in Piau is essential for us to deal with the information about sexual abuse and violence against children in such a manner that they don’t turn out to be victims once more. Language can carry prejudice, so we have to discover the proper method to reverse the corruption of language, utilizing language, which is our instrument, as a type of safety”, the journalist defined.

Marcelo Canelas urged that the id of the sufferer and potential attacker be preserved throughout media protection, however thought-about that if the individual concerned is a public determine, there should be a place on behalf of the accused. “Releasing a sexual abuse investigation with the names of children and totally disclosing all members of that police investigation is, in addition to being a very improper manner of coping with instances, proof of the continued re-victimization of children concerned in such instances. So, this sort of care which is a Fundamental moral points embrace our duty for different folks’s lives. In public relations, you must examine journalism, do the vital checks and as soon as the investigation proves that the suspect is absolutely concerned and is a public determine, it is honest information. Either. If there’s a criticism with the id of the individual and the id of the baby being preserved, the individual has to defend himself and the report has to contemplate it”, emphasised the journalist.

Marcelo Canelas additionally emphasised that one in all the essential virtues of journalism is the safety of the sufferer. “There is just one method to do journalism. It appears to be like for a connection between trigger and impact, listens to contradictions, offers context and protects the sufferer. It is totally basic”, added Marcelo Canelas.


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