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
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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

[Bulgaria] Children undergoing legal procedures are particularly vulnerable
Date of publication: 2018
"Children undergoing legal procedures are particularly vulnerable," said Valeri Yordanov, Deputy Chairperson of the State Agency for Child Protection in Bulgaria, at a conference on "Professionalization of Social and Educational Interventions in t
Online course: Alternative ways to address youth (in English)
Date of publication: 2018
This ChildHub Academy 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 to
Juvenile diversion in Romania
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: Terre des hommes - Elveția Foundation
This report presents an analysis of the juvenile justice system in Romania with a special focus on the diversion measures. The evaluation was conducted in the light of EU standards (Directives 2012/29;
Juvenile Justice A-Z
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: Terre des hommes
This is a child-friendly booklet that tries to answer the most common questions of young people when it comes to justice issues.
Diversion Programs for Children
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: Child Protection Hub
What Is Diversion?
Child victims, witnesses and perpetrators in the new Hungarian Criminal Procedural Law [ChildHub webinar in Hungarian]
Date of publication: 2018
As of July 1st 2018 a new Criminal Procedural Law came into effect in Hungary. Based on this law what can happen to a child perpetrator at the police station?
Juvenile Justice Pathways [ChildHub Infographics]
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: Child Protection Hub
This infographic outlines pathways in the juvenile justice system, and shows how diversion and restorative justice fit into a traditional criminal justice system.
Overview of Children in Justice System [ChildHub review]
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: Child Protection Hub
Children (persons under the age of 18) are entitled to justice and accountable for injustice. This document provides a brief overview of how children can be involved in the justice system, including the degree of involvement.

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