Children Exercising Their Rights Through Voting: Child Protection

The policies or decisions we make affect children more strongly than any other group of people. Through selecting leaders by use of secret ballot paper, children get freedom to speak, enjoy their rights and select leaders by their choice. Yesterday, the children have selected leaders in various departments/sections which included: children’s council, dormitory section, welfare and entertainment. The children’s council now comprises leaders who represent 4 groups (age brackets of the children at Wells of Hope); the junior boys, senior boys, junior girls and senior girls. The children also participated in naming their groups.

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