AMERICA/DOMINICAN REP. - Children protest against child labor

Friday, 16 September 2016 minors  

Ibar Silva

San Cristobal (Agenzia Fides) - Hundreds of children and teenagers in some neighborhoods of the municipal district of San Cristobal gathered in a march carrying protest banners for the respect of their rights and duties, against mistreatment and abuse. The young demonstrators also asked parents to dedicate them more time. The march was carried out in the context of the "month of the Bible", underway in the Country as in many other Latin American countries, under the motto "Teach me for the future". The children were accompanied by some parents and the by the president of the Brotherhood of Evangelical Pastors of Doña Ana (COPAEDA), who said that "it is a great message of peace for all parents". (AP) (Agenzia Fides 16/09/2016)