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 Jun 2020
The National Network for Children (Bulgaria) shared the opinion of former Constitutional Court Judge Rumen Nenkov (originally published in Defakto.bg) regarding the inadequacy of organized protests against the new Social Services Act (SSA... Read more
10 Jun 2020
Children from the International School Byron College in Athens, who participate in the Child Advisory Boards of Terre des hommes' Restorative Justice projects, tell us about their experience from their sessions as Counselors, but also about the... Read more
26 Mar 2020
Emergency guidance in helping social workers to manage Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) cases during the COVID-19 crisis is to be produced by the government, with the aim to help practitioners to deal with the DoLS cases during... 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
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
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
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18 Jun 2020
A review was commissioned in the UK to investigate the use of pain-inducing restraint in the youth secure estate. The report was made by Charlie Taylor who spent 12 months observing young offender institutions, secure training centres... Read more
23 Apr 2020
The research of the New Truth Project on child sexual abuse in custodial institutions revealed that children who had been exposed to such inhuman treatment faced extreme violence. Child sexual abuse survivors from the 1950s... Read more
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


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.


20 Dec 2019
These leaflets are an excellent communication tool to give information on their rights to children or their parents/legal guardians when they (or their child) get arrested, go to court and are in pre-trial detention. The aim of this... Read more
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

Justice for children

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…
Event within the campaign "I'm not a problem, I have a problem"
Within the campaign "I am not a problem, I have a problem", the Center for Social Prevention Activities (GRiG) organizes a gathering at Cafe bar 16, where all participants will have the opportunity to get to know better with campaign goals.
Child Rights and Why They Matter
Publisher: UNICEF
This UNICEF online learning course will revamp your knowledge on children rights and the appropriate approach, while providing individuals with an opportunity to familiarize themselves with the objectives of UNICEF, where child rights are at its c
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,...
Bulgarian National Conference "The Geography of Restorative Justice in Bulgaria"
The National Conference "Geography of Restorative Justice in Bulgaria" will be held in Sofia, Bulgaria on 31.05 and 01.06.2019. The event is organized by Restorative Justice Bulgaria.
PROMISE Project Series - Enabling Child-Sensitive Justice
Publisher: Council of the Baltic Sea States Secretariat
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
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. …
[Hungary] Campaigners are calling for nationwide closure of institutions in Hungary
This organization provides a pan-European platform which emphasizes on the strengthening of familial units and the elimination of institutional care.
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.


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