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
New political guidelines by the Hintalovon Child Rights Foundation offers guidance and personal assistance to politicians in respecting children's rights. The use of children in political campaigns can be prevented. Any party or politician... 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

Global Online Conference on Sexual Violence against Children with an evidence-based, equity-lens.
On 18-21 September, Proteknon is hosting the Global Online Conference on Sexual Violence against Children with an evidence-based, equity-lens.
Protecting the rights of children in conflict with the law
Publisher: Inter-agency Coordination Panel On Juvenile Justice
This publication is the result of the collaborative efforts of all members of the Inter-Agency Coordination Panel on Juvenile Justice. It provides…
PROMISE Project Series - Compendium of Law and Guidance
Publisher: Council of the Baltic Sea States Secretariat and Child Circle
PROMISE is a project based on the commitment of several European countries to strengthen “multi-disciplinary and interagency collaboration to ensure that child victims and witnesses of violence have access to Barnahus and benefit from a child-frie
Invisible Picture Show (Video)
Publisher: End Child Detention
The Invisible Picture Show is an animated documentary featuring the voices of children in detention.
Summary of contextual overviews on children’s involvement in criminal judicial proceedings in the 28 Member States of the European Union
Publisher: European Union
This report describes the main findings of the 30 contextual overviews produced and information collected in the phase of the study to collect data on children’s involvement in criminal judicial proceedings in the role of suspects/offenders,...
The Administration of Juvenile Justice
Publisher: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
The Committee on the Rights of the Child decided to devote the day of 13 November 1995 to the question of the administration of juvenile justice. …
PROMISE Project Series - Barnahus Quality Standards Summary
Publisher: Council of the Baltic Sea States Secretariat and Child Circle
PROMISE is a project based on the commitment of several European countries to strengthen “multi-disciplinary and interagency collaboration to ensure that child victims and witnesses of violence have access to Barnahus and benefit from a child-frie
An interdisciplinary approach to Juvenile Justice: Legal standards and Psychological principles
During his/her contacts with the law and the authorities applying the law, the child needs must be at the center of all attention.
Children's rights behind bars
On 15 February 2016 the final conference of the Children's rights behind bars project (coordinated by DCI Belgium) takes place in Brussel, launching a practical guide to monitoring places where children are deprived of liberty.

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