Caritas mobilizes Brazilian children, adolescents and young people in conditions of social vulnerability for the promotion and defense of their rights, through educational activities focusing on the Statute of the Child and Adolescent (ECA). The organization's perspective WORKED public policy caráter permanent.
The Caritas network bet on juvenile protagonism and stimulates political participation of young people in civil society forums, school alumni, among others. Emphasis on the development of campaigns to combat violence, sexual exploitation and trafficking of children.
From 2003, but 36 thousand children, adolescents and young people participating shares.
In the early 2000, Caritas Brasileira define a national policy for children and adolescents as a pedagogical political horizon for action Network. Intensifies training for the role and work with the Public Policy Councils incorporated youth. It is in this context that is born PIAJ, Childhood Program, Adolescence and Youth Caritas Brasileira binds the guarantee and promotion of the rights of the public to the concept of sustainable development and solidarity.
Since Caritas Brasileira conducts national meetings of teenagers, training policy with regional groups and committees of adolescents and young people from the campaigns and mobilizations to guarantee rights.
Among the actions taken can highlight: Vote Teenager, the Combating Violence and Sexual Exploitation and Participation in Public Policy Management, against lowering the age of criminal.
All these actions are justified by the demands made by social indicators pointing situations of social vulnerability and human rights violations involving childhood, adolescence and youth in Brazil.
The challenge for the Brazilian society is tackling more violence (housekeeper, cultural, economic and social) such subjects involving, ensuring the principle of full protection, affirmed in national instruments (Constitution and Statute of Children and Adolescents) and international (International Convention on Children's Rights).
What is our goal?
Thus, the PIAJ aims to ensure the principle of full protection to children, adolescents and young people with different perspectives and methodologies and contextualized, strengthening communities and groups of children, adolescents and young, as protagonists and promoters of building a just society, human solidarity and.
The outlook for politics of childhood, adolescence and youth Caritas Network is compromising it from clipping generation in the other entity's shares, integrating and seeing these subjects inserted in communities, territories, regions, biomes, among others. A design contextualized the issue of childhood, Adolescence and juventude.