Tag archives for Children

Not drinking water: 1,300 children death

Many concentrate in factors as the political conflict, but there are other elements to be worried with the Colombian children. Diarrhea can kill also people, more if those people live in extreme poverty like not having drinking water. According with a report of the Vice Ministry for Drinking Water in Colombia, about 1,300 children died […]

Two million of Colombian children work

Two million of Colombian children work, said a report of Bienestar Familiar, a government organization for the protection of the family and the Administrative National Statistic Department of Colombia (DANE). The report found also that 12% of children among 5 and 17 years old do not attend school due to poverty, while 18% of the […]

Int’l Co-operation minister concludes visit to Colombia focused on chidren, food relief

Canada’s International Co-operation Minister has concluded a visit to Colombia. Cartagena de Indias (The Canadian Press) — Beverley Oda was in Cartagena on Friday to meet with key partners and visited projects funded by the federal government aimed at protecting children and internally displaced people, a government release stated. Oda met with children and mothers […]

7.8% of the Colombian Children do not live with Their Parents

Bogotá (CP). In a report published by Profamilia, an official organization for the protection of family, children and women in Colombia, it is concluded that 7.8% of the Colombian children do not live with their parents. Most of the children were found at the care of the extensive family, according with the research of the […]