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  1. THE PROTECTION OF CHILDREN FROM ABUSE AND NEGLECT IN SERBIAJasmina Ivanovic,Head of Department for Development of Social ProtectionMinistry of Labour, Employment and Social PolicySeptember 2012, Sarajevo

  2. Where is our data? Data systems • Justice system: Republican Institute for Statistics (record on criminal offences and offenders) • Police: Ministry of Interior, Analytical section • Social Welfare system: Republican Institute for Social Protection (from centres for social work) and data system of Ministry • Health system: (no national data; data available at level of health institution) • Education system: – data available at “regional” level – level of Regional Education Offices

  3. What does our data say? Social Protection System

  4. What does our data say? (Cont.) Social Protection System

  5. What does our data say? (Cont.) • MINISTRY OF INTERIOR

  6. What does our data say? (Cont.) Education system (draft)

  7. Types of abuse and neglect – The Institute of Mental Health

  8. Howdoesoursystemwork? Legislation: • The Constitution • Criminal Code • Family Law • Social Welfare Law • Law on Education System (and by-law on prot. of children from violence in schools) • Police: Instruction for conduct with children • Law on juvenile offenders and protection of minors in criminal justice proceedings

  9. Strategies and Action Plans • Strategy for Protection of Children from Violence with accompanying Action plan (many other strategies have protection from violence integrated…)

  10. How our system works? (or how it is suppose to work) General Protocol for Protection of Children from Abuse and Neglect (2005) Special protocols for: • Health • Education • Residential institutions in social welfare (needs to be revised…) • Police • Justice system

  11. What does this mean in practice?

  12. Some promising signals • Court Decision: Penalize school for not implementing protocol • Ombudsman recommendations to Centres for Social Work • National Protocol for Protection of Women/Victims of Domestic Violence (child victim) • National preventative mechanism • NGO independent monitoring • New by-law on prohibited conduct for all service providers in social welfare and new system of evidence for all social providers

  13. Challenges: • No national coordination mechanism • Protocols are no being implemented fully in all municipalities • Cross sectoral cooperation

  14. Opportunities: • New Government in place • EU integrations • New and coordinated capacity building approach – parallel capacity building in health, education and social welfare; bringing systems together in four towns