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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Alternative Ways to Address Youth


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

Justice at Last Policy Paper, 2019
Date of publication: 2019
Publisher: La Strada International
“Trafficking in human beings is a human rights abuse. Compensation has a restorative, preventive and punitive function and is a crucial tool in combating human trafficking.
Justice for Children - Justice for All
Date of publication: 2019
Publisher: CELCIS, DCI, OSRSGVAC and Tdh
The Call to Action - Leave no child behind
Practical Guide Implementing Restorative Justice with Children
Date of publication: 2019
Publisher: International Juvenile Justice Observatory
This Practical Guide aims to disseminate the knowledge and promising practices that have been gathered in the “Implementing Restorative Justice with Child Victims” project, by framing them with the legal safeguards and rights provided for children
[South Eastern Europe] ChildHub for Children!
Date of publication: 2018
The ChildHub family c
AWAY project in numbers
Date of publication: 2018
Over the course of the 2 years, project partners have worked hard to fulfill their committments.
[European Union] 900,000 people reached with video on restorative practices in Belgium
Date of publication: 2018
Up to December 20th, 900,000 people were reached in Europe with a video on alternatives to custodial mea
The place of the child in pluralistic legal systems: family affairs and religious justice in Lebanon.
Date of publication: 2018
Terre des hommes (Tdh) organized last December in Beirut a week of innov
[Bulgaria] Unanimous adoption of amendments to the Penal Code for Domestic Violence by Bulgarian Deputies
Date of publication: 2018
Deputies voted unanimously to adopt amendments to the Penal Code that criminalize all forms of domestic violence in Bulgaria.
Protection System and Restorative Justice in Belgium - the AWAY project. [Video]
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: DCI Belgium
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).


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