27 November 2012

Angola: MINFAMU Wants to Promote Positive Education Practices

Luanda — The Ministry of Family and Women Promotion (Minfamu) reaffirms commitment to work for promotion of positive education practices within families.

Minfamu's availability was reaffirmed by national director for Family Policy of the institution, António João at the opening of the Conference on the Importance of Positive Education and Registration of Birth jointly sponsored by the United Nations Fund for Children (UNICEF) and Methodist University of Angola (UMA).

He said that the positive education and its importance recommends the approach of the roles and responsibilities of the institutions on education and socialisation of children, placing the family first, followed by school and media.

According to the official, the ministry is developing partnerships with other sectors of the executive, project of strengthening the family competencies" The Recipe for Happiness ", whose practical implementation began in 2010.

The current phase of the project involves its expansion in the country's provinces, with stress to the northern provinces as Cabinda, Zaire, Uige, Malanje, Lunda Norte and Lunda Sul.

The conference marks the celebration of the World Prayer Day, on 20 November.

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