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

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

Learning

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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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

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

Assessment of Juvenile Justice Reform Achievements in Albania
Date of publication: 2009
Publisher: UNICEF
The Unicef assessment mission into the juvenile justicy reforms achievements in Albania provides a report on the general background to the situation in Albania, its key findings and a list of recommendations.
Convention on the Rights of the Child - the right of the child to be heard
Date of publication: 2009
Publisher: United Nationa
In this document the United Nations explores the implications of article 12 of the UNCRC which protects the child's right to be heard and the right to voice her or his opinion on matters in which she or he is invested.
These are your rights! (Colouring book)
Date of publication: 2009
Publisher: Save The Children
Save the Children Sweden provides a creative platform for children to learn more about their rights as established with the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child in the form of this beautiful comic and colouring book (in English language).
The Costs of Confinement: Why Good Juvenile Justice Policies Make Good Fiscal Sense
Date of publication: 2009
Publisher: Justice Policy Institute
This policy brief details how states can see a net reduction in costs by moving expenditures away from large, congruent care facilities (often called “training schools”) for youth and investing in community-based alternatives.
Regional conference about juvenile justice
Date of publication: 2008
The UNICEF website reports that a regional conference was organised for judges and other professionals from Albania, Kosovo, Serbia and Mo…
Prevention of Juvenile Deliquency in Kosovo - Psychosocial Intervention Review
Date of publication: 2008
Publisher: Terre des hommes
In spite of KosovoÂ?s declared commitment to fully protect the rights of the child in conformity with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of…
Ministry, UNICEF launch juvenile justice reforms
Date of publication: 2008
The ‘Georgian Times’ reports the reform project of the Georgia’s juvenile justice system. The three-year project is developed …
Achievements in taking children's rights further in civil justice
Date of publication: 2008
Publisher: Council of Europe
This draft report attempts to address the initiative taken in addressing the concerns of the Council of Europe by contributing towards the provisio…
Crossing boundaries in the administration of children's justice
Date of publication: 2008
Publisher: Council of Europe
The objective of this report is to provide information on the position of the child in relation to administrative justice, both in the phase that p…
Elements for European Guidelines on Child friendly Justice with Particular Focus on children's Access and Place in the Criminal Justice System
Date of publication: 2008
Publisher: Council of Europe
This report follows up on the recent ?Conference on International Justice for Children? which took place in Strasbourg and concluded that children …

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