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Loi n° 09/001 du 10 janvier 2009 portant protection de l'enfant/ child protection law

Government of the Republic of Congo Country Resources Child and Youth General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans, Service Standards Democratic Republic of the Congo 10 January 2009 Legislation/regulation child and adolescent, child/youth protection

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Ainsi, cette loi poursuit notamment les objectifs ci-après:
- garantir à l'enfant le droit de bénéficier des différentes mesures à caractère administratif,
social, judiciaire, éducatif, sanitaire et autres visant à le protéger de toutes formes d'abandon, de négligence, d'exploitation et d'atteinte physique, morale, psychique et sexuelle,
- diffuser et promouvoir la culture des droits et devoirs de l'enfant et en faire connaître à celui-ci les particularités intrinsèques en vue de garantir l'épanouissement intégral de sa personnalité et de le préparer à ses responsabilités citoyennes,-
- faire participer l'enfant à tout ce qui le concerne par des moyens appropriés susceptibles
de l'aider à acquérir les vertus du travail, de l'initiative et de l'effort personnel,-
- cultiver en lui les valeurs de solidarité, de tolérance, de paix et de respect mutuel afin de l'amener à prendre conscience de t'indissociabilité de ses droits et devoirs par rapport à ceux du reste de la communauté,-
- renforcer la responsabilité des parents, de la famille et de l'ensemble de la communauté à l'égard de l'enfant.

The objectives of this act:
- Ensuring the child's right to enjoy the various measures of an administrative, social, legal, educational, health and other measures to protect it from all forms abandonment, neglect, exploitation and physical harm, moral, mental and sexual
- Disseminate and promote the culture of rights and duties of the child and to ensure the full development of his personality and civic responsibilities
- To involve the child in all that concerns him by appropriate means to help develop the virtues of hard work, initiative and personal effort
- Cultivate the values ​​of solidarity, tolerance, peace and mutual respect to enable the child to realize the indivisibility of rights and duties in relation to the rest of the community
- Strengthen the responsibility of parents, family and the entire community respect of the child.

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