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La Ley de Protección Integral de la Niñez y la Adolescencia (Law for the Comprehensive Protection of Children and Adolescents)

La Republica de Guatemala Country Resources Child and Youth General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans, Service Standards Guatemala 19 June 2003 Legislation/regulation child and adolescent, human rights

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La Ley de Protección Integral de la Niñez y la Adolescencia, Decreto Legislativo No. 27-2003, es un instrumento jurídico de integración familiar y promoción social que se propone promover y adoptar medidas, formular políticas y asignar recursos para proteger jurídica y socialmente a la familia, para dar cumplimiento a los derechos de la niñez y adolescencia. La e Ley persigue lograr el desarrollo integral y sostenible de la niñez y adolescencia guatemalteca, dentro de un marco democrático e irrestricto respeto a los derechos humanos.

The Law for Comprehensive Protection of Children and Adolescents, Legislative Decree No. 27-2003, is a legal instrument for family integration and social promotion which aims to promote and adopt measures, develop policies and allocate resources to legally and socially protect and the family, in order to comply with the rights of children and adolescents. This laws aims to achieve integrated and sustainable development of the Guatemalan children and youth within a democratic framework and unconditional respect for human rights.

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