Penal protection of the child at risk


It is known that the child by virtue of its composition and organic mental does not have the ability to protect itself from the risk that displays his life and physical integrity, mental or moral or educational risk, and does not have the ability to perceive what the dangers that beset him or that might be exposed, especially in the early years of age, but these considerations tend laws to give the penal protection of the child from the cases exposed to risk by criminalizing acts or behaviors that would endanger the lives of the child or his physical or mental, moral or educational risk if not achieved by actual harm, and within this trend will come Project Child Protection Act, which included Iraqi penal provisions for the protection of children from exposure to risk situations .The aim of research on the subject of the penal protection of the child at risk to stand on the criminal policy of preventive lawmaker Iraq for a class of children at risk in the light of the draft Law on the Protection of the Child, and how they differ from the policy pursued by the legislator in the Penal Code No. 111 of 1969 amended or agreed with him, although the passage of four and a half decades on the promulgation of the law the latter, as well as stand on the effectiveness of such protection or limitations, especially with the spread of the phenomena of abandoned children, street children, which have become of dangerous phenomena and deployed widely in recent decades, and posed by these phenomena risk of pithy the organic virtue composition baby and mental development.