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.

News

07 Nov 2019
Sarah’s father is Spanish and her mother is Hungarian. They live in Spain, where Sarah was born. Sarah has always felt special because, from a very young age, she could speak two languages fluently. Unfortunately, Sarah’s parents... Read more
22 Oct 2019
Child poverty in the European Union today In 2019, despite being one of the most prosperous regions in the world, 1 in 4 children in the European Union are still being failed. Childhood poverty and social exclusion can have... Read more
17 Oct 2019
The first child rights 101 for politicians and political campaign organisers has been released! The new Hintalovon Child Rights Foundation publication draws attention to how children’s rights are violated in political campaigns and events, and... Read more

Learning

31 Oct 2019
In 2016, the European Union passed a Directive establishing common minimum standards on procedural safeguards for children that are binding across the EU. This represented a considerable consolidation and reinforcement of existing international... Read more
24 Jun 2019
The webinar is meant for: The webinar is intended for social workers, sociologists, psychologists, lawyers, humanitarians, practitioners and for all who are interested in the development of the regulation of boarding schools in Bulgaria during... Read more
12 Nov 2018
The following e-learning module is intended to help child protection professionals channel juvenile offenders away from judicial proceedings. This course will give an overview of the alternative methods and give you the tools to use them in future... Read more
Visit the AWAY Project page
Alternative Ways to Address Youth

Library

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

Topics

05 Oct 2018 by Anamarija Vuic
Poštovani sudionici, do sada smo održali dva treninga, u Zagrebu i Osijeku, a čeka nas još Rijeka. Iz vaših povratnih informacija saznali smo da su...
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.

Multimedia

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).
03 Oct 2018
This infographic outlines pathways in the juvenile justice system, and shows how diversion and restorative justice fit into a traditional criminal justice system.
04 Sep 2018
This infographic presents a path to aszlum that an unaccompanied or separated child takes.   Sources: “Asylum Applicants Considered to be Unaccompanied Minors.” (2017). Eurostat newsrelease. http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/... Read more

Justice for children

Integration of MHPSS into Programmes
Date of publication: 2019
In order to support the integration of Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) into existing programmes and to promote resilience- and strengths-based interventions for children, families, communities, and societies, each core progr
[International] Submission to the Special Rapporteur on the Sale and Sexual Exploitation of Children
Date of publication: 2019
The International Women’s Health Coalition and Human Rights Watch are contributing their expertise on the topic of safeguards for the protection of the rights of children born from surrogacy arrangements, to a submission for the next thematic repo
Advancing the Defence Rights of Children
Date of publication: 2019
Publisher: Fair Trials, OIJJ, Helsinki Committeee, Universiteit Leiden, Apador-CH
This manual has been designed as a component of the Advancing the Defence Rights of Children training programme, to serve two purposes:  
Advancing the Defence Rights of Children Manual for Trainers
Date of publication: 2019
Publisher: Fair Tirals, Magyar Helsinki Bizottság, Universiteit Leiden, OIJJ, APADOR
The manual is the product of collaborative work of Fair Trials, the Hungarian Helsinki Committee, the University of Leiden, OIJJ and APADOR.
Experts to conduct a research on challenges and needs of children & youth in detention facilities in Romania and an assessment of national and international current situation and practices in the field.
Date of publication: 2019
Terre des hommes Romania is implementing in the domain of Access to Justice (A2J), the Project named PRECISION („Promote Rehabilitation, Empowerment of Children and Support for Youth Offenders” financed by
Children and justice: your right to information
Date of publication: 2019
Publisher: Fundamental Rights Agency
During judicial proceedings, such as being at court, children should always be told what is going on. The information should be presented in a child-friendly and understandable way. High resolution clips can be downloaded from FRA’s website.
[Bulgaria] The National Network for Children is protecting the rights of children detained in custody
Date of publication: 2019
The National Network for Children in Bulgaria condemned the statements of the Deputy Minister of Justice Mr. Evgeni Stoyanov during a morning talk show on the TV channel bTV. Mr.

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