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

"SO, THIS IS SEXUAL ABUSE?"
Date of publication: 2019
Publisher: Council of Europe
The booklet for teenagers focuses on children's questions and through cases, helps you to understand sexual abuse and criminal matters.
[Croatia] 12 Roma Children Expelled from Kotoriba Kindergarten
Date of publication: 2019
Roma minority MP, Veljko Kajtazi, said on Wednesday that 12 Roma children had been expelled from a kindergarten in Kotoriba and urged solution so that children could continue attending kindergarten.
[Europe] Do the European States Do Enough to Protect the Rights of the Child?
Date of publication: 2019
At the beginning of November a  two-day international conference was held on children’s right in Strasbourg with approximately 300 participants.
[European Union] Understanding Parental Child Abduction
Date of publication: 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.
Guidelines on the involvement of children in political campaigns
Date of publication: 2019
Publisher: Hintalovon Child Rights Foundation
What is its purpose? These guidelines lay down the rules of involving children in political campaigns. It was created to:
Consultancy to conduct national review on restorative justice for child victims in Greece
Date of publication: 2019
Terre des hommes (Tdh), the leading Swiss child relief non-profit organization, is active in 40 countries with its programs in mother and child health, migration, juvenile justice, child labour and humanitarian emergencies.
[European Union] A Call to Action to Invest in Children Council Recommendation
Date of publication: 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.
[Hungary] Child Rights 101 for Politicians and Political Campaign Organisers
Date of publication: 2019
The first child rights 101 for politicians and political campaign organisers has been released!
[International] Do Not Use Children in your Campaign!
Date of publication: 2019
New political guidelines by the Hintalovon Child Rights Foundation offers guidance and personal assistance to politicians in respecting children's rights.
[Poland] Poland: New Legislation Treats Sex Education as 'Pedophilia'
Date of publication: 2019
The streets in Warsaw, Poland were crowded with people protesting against a new bill that the government is planning to pass.

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