Foundation will expand its helpline to young people Quechua´s
speaker who live at risk, thus they expected to be available to
population of 1 million 270 thousand children, adolescents and youth,
in most excluded areas of the country.
the slogan "Your voice will protect you", the foundation
Anar expand its service line from Friday May 20th to all calls in
Quechua to be made from landline or public telephone, conducted at
national level, free of charge and confidential from Monday to
Saturday (from 09:00 to 21:00).
Guajardo, president of Telephone Anar said that the Quechua service
arose from the need to expand the practice of counseling psychology
with an inclusive approach that benefits the most excluded
populations in the country, figures that come to 850 thousand
children 420 thousand adolescents and young people, according to
statistics from INEI (2007).
He noted that from July 1998 until
April 2011, 342.478 calls were received nationwide.
recurrent problems reported by children and adolescents are physical
violence, psychological and sexual problems; and difficulties with
their parents as well as psychological problems.
cases are treated with due confidentiality, they
receive support and guidance that they need to strengthen personal
aspects of the victim by promoting a culture of peace and good deal
with zero tolerance for violence.
said that any request, advice or guidance needed by children and
young people can also be performed via email, entering in the
www.anarperu.org website, in the link: “Need help?”.
(Source: Andina News)