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

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

Learning

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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Library

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

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

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

[Bulgaria] Former Judge Rumen Nenkov Defends Social Services Act in Bulgaria as Constitutional and in Society's Interest
Date of publication: 2020
The National Network for Children (Bulgaria) shared the opinion of former Constitutional Court Judge Rumen Nenkov (originally published in
Independent review of the use of pain-inducing techniques in the youth secure estate
Date of publication: 2020
Publisher: Ministry of Justice and Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service
A review was commissioned in the UK to investigate the use of pain-inducing restraint in the youth secure estate.
[Greece] Students in Athens are leading the way in child-friendly justice!
Date of publication: 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
Truth Project Thematic Report - Child Sexual Abuse in Custodial Institutions
Date of publication: 2020
Publisher: The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA)
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.
[United Kingdom] Deprivation of liberty: emergency guidance due to help social workers deal with corona virus impact
Date of publication: 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
[Bulgaria] The State Agency for Child Protection sued a kindergarten for discriminating against an adopted Roma child
Date of publication: 2020
The independent media platform for human rights journalism Marginalia.bg reported that the Commission for Protection against Discrimination (CPD) has sentenced the kindergarten "Zhelyazko Popnikolov" in Vid
Alternatives to Detention and Restorative Justice
Date of publication: 2020
About the webinar:
[International] Questions and Answers about Female Genital Mutilation
Date of publication: 2020
In a new press release, the EU highlighted their role in international efforts to eliminate Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) via their support for a number of projects worldwide, and by including the elimination of FGM in their human rights and pol

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