The Handbook for Legal Practitioners has been developed based on the findings of the Regional Comparative Report which had the aim to identify common issues, trends and examples of good practice and their transferability to other EU Member States. The purpose of this handbook is to help criminal justice practitioners ensure that cases involving foreign child suspects are dealt with in accordance with European legislation as enshrined in EU Directives and the Council of Europe Childfriendly Justice Guidelines. It is in essence aimed at applying the principles and tenets of
Pokémon Go is taking off all around the world. As one of the first games to use 'augmented reality' it is easy to understand why it draws many people in, including young people and children. The NSPCC, however, has produced a short guide for parents explaining how they can help protect their children when using the game.
Working with researchers from the University of Bedfordshire, SOS Children’s Village have produced an extensive report exposing the prevalence of violence towards children in alternative care settings in 21 different countries around the world. The report offers practical recommendations to governments, care providers and other stakeholders for the protection of children from violence in these situations.
Terre des hommes is deeply concerned about the situation of refugees and migrants, especially children and vulnerable people, in Idomeni, on the Greek-Macedonian border.
In the past few years we have witnessed a process of de-institutionalization, which is carried out in order to ensure better treatment of children in institutions, as well as better working conditions for employees. We often hear a variety of information about the work of the institutions for children, both positive and negative. We believe that there are variety of great experts who dedicate their life for this work and we find it important to present their individual stories.
On Thursday, the UN Human Rights High Commissioner, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, expressed serious concern at security measures adopted at a recent meeting of the heads of police of five European countries, which are already having a negative impact on the human rights of refugees and migrants in southern and central Europe, and are compounding the already exceptionally difficult situation in Greece. “In the wake of the adoption of these measures last week, the treatment of refugees and migrants moving through some of these countries already appears to have changed, with seriously negative impli
This infographic tells about the work of the Child Protection Hub in 2015. It summarizes all the input from the Hub members and supporters and covers major numbers, people and content in a visual way.
The Child Protection Hub is constantly undergoing developments and improvements, and many of them are based on your feedback. As we are planning a new phase of developments, please take a minute to complete this survey, which only consists of 1 question. Your ideas and suggestions are of great help for us, and we will do our best to put them into practice!