To divulge legislation pertaining to Children’s Rights.
To provide explanations on legal matters and forward situations that warrant a legal response.
To collect and deal with all legislation pertaining to childhood.
Provides personalized legal aid, via telephone or writing.
Participates in Initiatives and Meetings about “Children’s Rights”.
Informs the existing legal mechanisms in order to better enforce the Law regarding childhood.
Updates all laws pertaining to Children’s Rights.
Professionals who work with children.
Those interested in knowing more about Children’s Rights.
Created in 1994, this sector was born out of the need to inform and enlighten the people who sought IAC out to understand the Law in regards to Children.
3rd Edition of the Guide to Children’s Rights, commemorating IAC’s 25th birthday. This publication was made in colaboration with the Ombundsman (foreword), IACs President (Preamble) and the President of the National Comission for Children and Youth at Risk (Preface). Besides legal issues, the authors tell us about cases of children, whom are either at risk or in danger, and how they tried to help.
PERDIGÃO, Ana, PINTO Sotto-Mayor, Ana - Guia dos Direitos da Criança. 3ºed. Lisboa: Instituto de Apoio à Criança, 2009. - 372 p. DL 291876/09 ; ISBN 978-972-8003-35-7.
Several different people present this anthology of the entirity of the existing portuguese legislation regarding Children: the President of the Republic (foreword), the Minister of Justice (foreword), the High Comissioner for promotion of equality and family (Preface), and IACs President (Introduction). This book includes a full transcript of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
FONSECA, Aurora, PERDIGÂO, Ana - Guia dos Direitos da Criança. 2ºed. Lisboa: Instituto de Apoio à Criança, 1999. - 483 p. DL 138209/99; ISBN 972-8003-11-0.
First edition of the entirety of existing portuguese legislation regarding Children and fundamental work tool for all those who work with them. This book includes a full transcript of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
FONSECA, Aurora - Guia dos Direitos da Criança.Lisboa: Instituto de apoio à Criança, 1990. - 231 p.; 20cm.
Translation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child by Marta Santos Pais.