Office of the Chancellor of Justice, 1 June 2011
The Chancellor of Justice Indrek Teder as also the ombudsman for children organised a children’s drawing contest “I have a right to…”. The aim of the contest was to draw attention to the children’s rights and increase both children’s and adults’ awareness and to get knowledge what children know about their rights.
The Chancellor received 1008 great drawings from children all over Estonia. The children draw about the matters that are most important for them – right to have a family, to have time for play, to be happy, to get education and medical aid etc. The chancellor rewarded most interesting pictures in different categories:
I place - Kerli Tarum, 5 years, "I have a right to have a happy childhood”
II place - Sander Ollino, 7 years, "I have a right to ask for medical aid"
III place - Rico Varik, 5 years, "I have a right to be happy and hug my mom”
I place - Artur Varul, 10 years, "I have a right to discover new planets”
II place - Gertu Karulas, 9 years, "I have a right to both parents"
III place - Thea Kadriann Otsus, 8 years, "I have a right to be happy"
I place – Heleri, 13 years, "We have a right to be different"
II place – Anastassia Nikitina, 15 years, "I have a right to choose"
III place – Merili Saar, 12 years, "I have a right to live with my biological father”
- Special award in the field of environment
Rome Sikk, 7 years, "I do not have a right to spoil the nature”
- Special award for the youngest contestant
Anete Bogdanov, 1,6 years, "I have a right to impress myself as good as I can”