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Ministry of Citizenship Holds Regional Meetings on Legal Framework for Early Childhood – Portuguese (Brazil)

This Tuesday (07.06) was the Midwest region with the organization of the regional meeting “Legal Framework for Early Childhood and the Challenges for the Intersectoral”. After the Campina Grande (PB) on the 25thThis year’s event arrives in Brasilia with the participation of federal, state and municipal directors of health, education, social assistance, justice, culture and human rights policy, in addition to state and municipal teams Happy Child programs and departments and initiatives to tackle early childhood.

“Today is a day of exchange, interaction, sharing and learning. Our hope is to give childhood a place for a wider look, ”highlighted Louisiana Seekera, National Secretary of the Ministry of Citizenship’s Early Childhood Care (SNAPI). “When we talk about the future we want for our children, we can’t think of any other way than interpersonal. All sectors must, collectively, recognize common problems, needs or opportunities, efforts to join, knowledge and resources to plan, execute and evaluate integral actions, ”he added.

Cassia Fernandez, director of the Basic Social Protection Department at the National Secretariat of Social Assistance (SNAS), also highlighted the importance of the meeting. “An event like this, with many important actors and other policy representatives, gives us hope that we will continue to promote an interdisciplinary approach that effectively demonstrates and cares for these children who are our future,” he said.

The Happy Child program has already served more than 1.4 million families across the country. Reached 1.7 million people, including about 1.4 million children and 354,000 pregnant women. In all, about 66.7 million visits were made, R $ 1.57 billion in municipalities and R $ 60.7 million in states.

The initiative is primarily for pregnant women, children up to 36 months (three years) and their families included in the federal government’s single registry for social programs, and children up to 72 months (six years) and their families who receive continuous payments (BPC).

“I usually say that Kryansa Feliz is the best work in the world, because it’s about transforming the future, changing lives,” highlighted Kryansa Feliz’s state coordinator at Mato Grosso in Luciana Rodriguez.

Mayara Rocha, the federal district’s social development secretary, highlighted the importance of family ties. “When we talk about happy children, we are talking about strengthening the bonds. A balanced child, feeling safe, and with a mentally healthy mother, her, yes, a difference has grown, “she said.

Also present at the opening of the regional meeting were Fernanda Montero, National Assistant Secretary for Women and Family and Human Rights, Ministry of Children and Adolescents, National Secretary for the Ministry of Tourism’s Creative Economy and Cultural Diversity, Rafael Noguira and Federal Deputy Annex Lorenzoni.

The event featured a lecture on the importance and challenges of inter-regional implementation of early childhood policies, as well as a panel discussion on federal initiatives in the area, with the participation of representatives from the Ministries of Citizenship, Education, Health. Tourism, justice and public safety, and women’s, family and human rights. Subsequently, other presentations show the initiatives taken at the state and municipal level

On the 14th, the regional meeting will be held in Francisco Beltro (PR). Two more dates for the North and South-East regions will be defined in the second half of this year.

Communication Advisor – Ministry of Citizenship

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