Special section: Justice for children

On this page you can find all the resources on the issue of justice for children: news, documents, multimedia and learning opportunities.


21 Feb 2020
The independent media platform for human rights journalism Marginalia.bg reported that the Commission for Protection against Discrimination (CPD) has sentenced the kindergarten "Zhelyazko Popnikolov" in Vidin, Bulgaria, the... Read more
05 Feb 2020
In a new press release, the EU highlighted their role in international efforts to eliminate Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) via their support for a number of projects worldwide, and by including the elimination of FGM in their... Read more
27 Jan 2020
Eurochild has signed a joint letter addressed to Generation Equality Forum, a civil society-centred gathering convened by the UN Women, calling for stand-alone action on, and participation of, adolescent girls in the global conversations... Read more


20 Feb 2020
About the webinar: The United Nations Global Study on Children Deprived of Their Liberty reported that “there are still at least 410,000 children held in detention every year in remand centres and prisons. This does not include an estimated... Read more
18 Nov 2019
Despite the fact that the Convention of the Rights of the Child affirms that, in principle, children should not be detained and deprivation of liberty should be a measure of last resort, millions of children in the world are locked away. To... Read more
02 Sep 2019
From women to children to indigenous peoples, the rights of marginalized groups the world over are violated daily. These injustices affect not just these groups, but also the stability of our world – and our collective future. Join this... Read more
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31 Oct 2019
What is its purpose? These guidelines lay down the rules of involving children in political campaigns. It was created to: show guidance to those involved in party politics, prevent the use of children in party politics, and to promote... Read more
11 Oct 2019
On the occasion of the International Day of the Girl Child, introduced by the UN in 2012 and celebrated yearly on October11th, Terre des Hommes launches again the “Indifesa” Campaign. This initiative aims at safeguarding education,... Read more
07 Oct 2019
This input for the List of Issues Prior to Reporting (LOIPR) is the result of broad consultation by the Dutch NGO Coalition for Children’s Rights amongst Dutch non-governmental organisations (NGO’s), youth and experts. During round-table... Read more


05 Oct 2018 by Anamarija Vuic
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14 Sep 2018 by Judit Németh-Almasi
Ez a fórum a magyar nyelvű képzésben résztvevők részére jött létre. A moderálásért a projektben résztvevő mentorok felelősek.


15 Oct 2019
The Regional TV spot is produced in the framework of the J/TiP project "Improving provision of services and raising awareness to combat Trafficking in Persons in the Balkans, Albania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo”.  SOS Hotline for... Read more
22 Feb 2019
This video is part of the European project “Implementing Restorative Justice with Child Victims”. Throughout the video we also learn about various organisations in Bulgaria that are working to help children through restorative justice. Read more
27 Nov 2018
An easy to understand description of how restorative justice serves the interests of children in conflict with the law. The video was produced as part of the EU-funded project AWAY (Alternative Ways Addressing Youth).

Justice for children

[United Kingdom] Young people leaving custody receiving inadequate social care, inspectors warn
Date of publication: 2019
It is quite problematic when children or young adults leave custody (e.g. juvenile prison) and have no plans about their future. It means they do not know where to stay, what job to do or if they should go back to school.
[United Kingdom] Scotland bans smacking in UK first
Date of publication: 2019
As a first country in the UK Scotland has made it a crime for parents to smack their children. The new regulation will grant the children the same protection from assault as adults.
[International] Ensuring that Children Deprived of Liberty are Heard
Date of publication: 2019
On 8 October 2019, the Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty, a document of
[International] Children’s Right to a Healthy Environment: Submission by HRW to the OHCHR
Date of publication: 2019
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has prepared a submission to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on children’s right to a healthy environment, in advance of its 2020 annual meeting on this topic.
[International] 1,5 million children deprived of liberty
Date of publication: 2019
Between 1.3 and 1.5 million children are deprived of liberty worldwide, according to a new UN report. For this study, the children's aid organisation Terre des hommes collected testimonies from 274 children and adolescents.
Children's Rights in the Netherlands | Resource Centre
Date of publication: 2019
Publisher: Save the Children Netherland, Terres des Hommes, UNICEF, Coalition for Children's Rights
This input for the List of Issues Prior to Reporting (LOIPR) is the result of broad consultation by the Dutch NGO Coalition for Children’s Rights amongst Dutch non-governmental organisations (NGO’s), youth and experts.
Child rights 101 for politicians and organisers of political campaigns
Date of publication: 2019
Publisher: Hintalovon Child Rights Foundation
The new political guidelines by the Hintalovon Child Rights Foundation offers guidance and personal assistance to politicians.


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