KPAI: Indonesia 50 million children did not certify of birth

KPAI: Indonesia 50 million children did not certify of birth

Jakarta : Indonesia | Feb 23, 2012 at 8:58 PM PST
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Indonesian Child Protection Commission supported almost 50 million children in Indonesia did not certify of birth, causing their of to obtain often the legal discrimination

Indonesian Child Protection Commission (KPAI) yourselves it it almost 50 million children in Indonesia have not a certificate of birth for varied motive, between the other, because the marriage is not recorded or marriages done not record. Commissioner KPAI Apong Herlina said amount is given back the Indonesia the country of its birth of the lowest registration number. It is still except for of the half the number of children under the 5 years in Indonesia that its birth officially was recorded. Not having a certificate of birth then second Apong to indonesian millions children not to obtain services from countries like the education and the so like the other health. Apong Herlina explains: "The certificate of birth is if is not yourselves some civil license of marriage, the marriage did not dare to put the name of its father because is not possible unless the father also admitted, and this for the child will be a negative stigma, and this will continue until has broke". Recently the Constitutional Court decided to have sons outside from the marriage a civil relation with the father, the mother and the family, besides its mother. So the decision of the Court to ask for a revision legal of the law n° THE of 1974 on the marriage. MD president Mahfud of the Constitutional Court during the reading of the verdict said: "To declare the native children outside from the marriage has alone a civil relation with the mother and its family towards 1945 Constitution meant to eliminate civil every relation with a man that can be shown from the science and the technology and the tests Another law has a relation of blood with the father. "National commissioner Commission for the women, Sri Herath declared that the decision of the Court represents an important step before in matters of protection of the minor. Up to now, to the of outside the marriage, included child that had not a certificate of birth is often a law discriminatoria. "I think that this is a step before and an assertion that we have a law on the marriage discriminates the native sons outside the marriage, under its hand. Itself augur for the children to obtain its rights towards the insurance one of the biological father, included the replies to the cost of the life, the education and, simultaneously, to drive in manner that the recognition is yourselves that the children are born under the marriage have straight to the equal rights with the other children ", Sri said


Sri Herath hopes that the article talks about abuse of children to the of outside the marriage is the responsibility of the mothers do not happen again

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KPAI:  Indonesia 50 million children did not certify of birth
Almost 50 million children in Indonesia that did not certify of birth I am often decisive from the law (photograph: illustration)
sonemahewal is based in Islamabad, Federal Capital Area, Pakistan, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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