Number of accidents with minors down thanks to fathers community – Children Ombudsman
MOSCOW, February 19 (RAPSI) – Activities of Russia’s paternal community have contributed to a decline in the number of accidents involving minors, Children Rights Commissioner Anna Kuznetsova informs on Friday.
Focusing on inclusive A Safe Childhood program the Children Ombudsman reported to a meeting of the Council of Fathers, a body at her office, that 415,000 objects were inspected every winter and summer; the public service carried out by the participants resulted in a general decline in the number of accidents with children, whereas the respective downfall in the number of fatal accidents involving minors made 76%; a decline in the number of children injured during fires fell by 8.6%.
The Ombudsman thanked the paternal community for its solidarity and active work during the pandemic: even lacking instructions in the uncertain situation, the community could help 15,000 families across Russia’s regions.
The program is to be continued this summer with the focus on the organization of minors’ leisure time, what will require coordinated efforts on the part of all stockholders, including the paternal community, Kuznetsova said.