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

Consultancy to conduct a needs assessment on access to justice for children and youth at risk in Greece
Date of publication: 2018
Period of the consultancy: 15 November 2018 – 28 February 2019 Duration of the consultancy: 33 working days
[Croatia] Tdh presented at Eurochild Conference 2018!
Date of publication: 2018
The Eurochild Conference 2018 took place in Opatija,Crotia, on 29-31 October.
[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
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.
Аn Alternative Way for Addressing Youth: Benefits of diversion for young people in conflict with the law [ChildHub webinar in Bulgarian]
Date of publication: 2018
The webinar is designed for professionals working with children in conflict with the law.
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?
Diversion Programs for Children
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: Child Protection Hub
What Is Diversion?
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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