Newsletter 7-13 February 2017
One million children in Poland do not receive alimony due to them! The Commissioner for Human Rights and the Ombudsman for Children presented an annual report on the work of the Joint Expert Group on Child Support, as well as activities planned for the future [report on the Joint Expert Group on Child Support and a conference video].
Problems of deaf persons, the situation of NGOs, electoral rights of persons with disabilities and domestic violence were the issues discussed by the participants of this year's first regional meeting with the CHR in Siedlce [more]. At the social welfare home in Ptaszki, the Commissioner met with representatives of Siedlce Association for Supporting Persons with Alzheimer’s disease [more]. He also met with young persons from the Youth Correctional Facility at Czuchów Pieńki [more] and with pupils from the Upper Secondary School at Łochów [more].
The next regional meetings will be held in the Opolskie region on 21-23 February 2017.