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

14 Nov 2019
Since 2009, the Science and Education Ministry of Croatia co-funded preschool education and covered the kindergarten fee for all members of the Roma minority. However, payment was late for 12 Roma children, and even though the... Read more
14 Nov 2019
At the beginning of November a  two-day international conference was held on children’s right in Strasbourg with approximately 300 participants. The presentations and talks focused on the European states’ performances regarding... Read more
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

Learning

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
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
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

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

[Ukraine] The Cabinet of Ministers has improved the legal mechanism of social protection of children in difficult living conditions
Date of publication: 2018
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has improved the legal mechanism of social protection of children in difficult living conditions.
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.
Facilitators Manual
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: Terre des hommes
This Manual serves as a methodological and administrative guidance for all partners on how to work with the Child Advisory Boards within the AWAY project¹.
[Asia] New documentary film about juvenile justice programme in Myanmar
Date of publication: 2018
This short documentary film describes the juvenile justice programme run by Tdh in Myanmar.
An Unaccompanied or Separated Minor's Path to Asylum [ChildHub Infographic]
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: Child Protection Hub
This infographic presents a path to aszlum that an unaccompanied or separated child takes.   Sources:
Animation for children about the role of the interpreter (age group 3-6)
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: Co-Minor-In/Quest II
The video explains - without words - what the role of an interpreter is. The video was produced for children between 3 and 6 years of age.
[United Kingdom] The importance of the child’s voice when enforcing orders under the 1996 Hague Convention
Date of publication: 2018
This article describes the legal issues surrounding an Anglo Russian case in July 2018.

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