Vice President Iotova, Women Ambassadors Discuss Measures against School Violence
119 POLITICS - VICE PRESIDENT IOTOVA - WOMEN AMBASSADORS
Vice President Iotova,
Discuss Measures against School Violence
Sofia, February 26 (BTA) - Vice President Iliana Iotova and
women ambassadors in Bulgaria discussed human rights protection
and school aggression during their traditional meeting here on
Tuesday, the President's Press Secretariat reported.
Iotova has presented to the diplomats the Penal Code amendments,
adopted by the Bulgarian Parliament, which address domestic
violence. School aggression was also discussed.
The meeting was attended by UNICEF's Representative for Bulgaria
Dr. Jane Muita.
The ambassadors shared their countries' experience in the fight
against bullying in school and aggression among children. The
role and responsibility of social media were also discussed.
Iotova called for more initiative across schools that are
focused on the various forms of violence.
The participants in the meeting agreed that teachers should
build closer relations with the students and become part of
their lives. The role of the family environment and education
was also stressed. IG/MY