Ideal methods for protecting juvenile delinquency [Archives:2005/899/Local News]

December 1 2005

SANA'A, Nov. 29)The Supreme Council for motherhood and Childhood, organized a workshop for training juvenile police. The workshop was organized in cooperation with the Swedish Rada Barnz and the UNICEF. It will train the police women in the General Administration in the Ministry of Interior. The trainees will receive training on the ideal methods of protecting the juveniles. 35 women juvenile police from five governorates will participate in this workshop.

In the opening session several speeches concentrated on the importance the security treatment to the juveniles. The Deputy Minister of Guidance and Endowments warned that Yemen is subjected to immense increase in the number of delinquencies if the poverty rate increased in Yemen.

In a release to Yemen Times, Mr. Zaki Ahmed Osman, an officer in the Swedish Organization for children Care said that, their organization aims at qualifying the new administration to apply modem mechanisms of protecting the juveniles. It is noteworthy that there are no juvenile police in all the governorates, with the exception of the Secretariat.

Juveniles in Yemen face many violations in the prisons due to lack of juvenile courts. There are only five of these in the whole Yemeni Republic.