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Unicef speaks out against a proposal for an imprisonment of young children Philippines

Unicef speaks out against a proposal for an imprisonment of young children Philippines

The children’s fund of the United Nations is upset about a bill proposed in the Philippines that imprisonment arranges for children from nine years.

No matter how you look at it, this is totally wrong, according to a staff member of Unicef in the Philippines.

Who is in a prison grows up, it is most likely for the rest of his life is damaged, in the opinion of the’s leading organization for children. Currently, children in the country of president Duterte only at the age of fifteen to imprisonment are convicted. The bill for a reduction to nine years, also involves the re-introduction of the death penalty.

Unicef’s position is that children up to nine years, the consequences of criminal behaviour, not a good grasp. They are still in a prison throw, it is so unfair and disproportionately harsh for a child. In the prison, they are also by elderly people only, but to the real criminals are trained.

Children up to fifteen years in the Philippines responsible for less than 2 percent of all crimes, according to The Guardian.

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