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10 Oct 2019
It is quite problematic when children or young adults leave custody (e.g. juvenile prison) and have no plans about their future. It means they do not know where to stay, what job to do or if they should go back to school. This resettlement outcome...
09 Oct 2019
On 8 October 2019, the Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty, a document of unprecedented reach, was presented at the UN General Assembly by the independent expert, Manfred Nowak. Terre des hommes (Tdh) actively contributed by collecting...
08 Oct 2019
Between 1.3 and 1.5 million children are deprived of liberty worldwide, according to a new UN report. For this study, the children's aid organisation Terre des hommes collected testimonies from 274 children and adolescents. The majority of them have...
29 Sep 2019
Major Archbishop of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Sviatoslav Shevchuk released his pastoral letter on the 28th of October and asks the victims of violence not to hide anymore, while they have the right to get justice. He emphasizes in his...
16 Jul 2019
As part of the ‘Child Protection System Strengthening for Children in Conflict with the Law’ project, funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Matra-programme, Defence for Children - ECPAT Youth the Netherlands, Terre des hommes Kosovo, and...
04 Jul 2019
Eurochild, the European children's advocacy network, has partnered with the world's largest law firm, Dentons, for the benefit of children's rights and well-being across Europe. With Dentons providing legal support and expertise pro bono, it is...
04 Jul 2019
The Justice for Children global initiative launched a Call to Action on 4 July 2019, to place children at the heart of justice in every nation of the world. The work is being led by project director Professor Jennifer Davidson, Executive Director of...
27 May 2019
Terre des hommes Albania (Tdh), in partnership with the Albanian Foundation for Conflict Resolution & Reconciliation of Disputes (AFCR) and Terre des hommes Foundation (Hungary), has been implementing ‘Civil society in action to build...
15 May 2019
The National Conference, ‘Geography of Restorative Justice in Bulgaria’ will take place 31 May, 2019, and we would like to share more information on registering for the conference, the speakers, and parallel events. The conference was initiated by...
24 Apr 2019
State institutions need to put more emphasis on the protection of child rights and freedoms by putting them at the core of their activities, said the participants of the two-year regional initiative, ‘Equal Access to Justice for Children in the...

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