Debate with schoolchildren in Azerbaijan:


On 22 December 2011 a debate among schoolchildren under the name “WE SAY NO TO VIOLENCE” was held in Baku, in Azerbaijan, on the initiative of Ms Sevinj Fataliyeva, Member of Parliament of Azerbaijan, and contact parliamentarian for the Council of Europe ONE in FIVE Campaign.

Representatives of the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Internal Affairs, State Committee on Children, Women and Family Affairs, NGOs, the Surakhani district executive power, psychologists, teachers and parents also took part in the discussion.

Booklets “We say NO to violence” were distributed at the beginning to the audience. They contained information about preventive measures and general rules of safety for little children, teenagers and parents.

Six children from different schools of Surakhani district of Baku made a speech about the cases of violence in schools, families, relations between parents and children in families, psychological condition of the abused children, etc. Then participants (parents, psychologists, children and representatives of local authorities) exchanged their points of view on the issue with the children.

At the end the winners of the essays competition named “The role of the children in the modern society” announced prior were awarded with certificates and presents.