This brief report includes the key contributions at the side-event “Widening Space by Young Human Rights Defenders” to the Forum on Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law on 21 November 2016. The event created a space for young … Continued
The International NGO Council on Violence Against Children was formed in 2007, to support strong and effective follow-up to the UN Study on Violence against Children. Now, as the Sustainable Development Goals adopt the call to end all violence against … Continued
During the 33rd Regular Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Defence for Children International, co-convener of the Working Group on Violence against Children and associated member of the Global Partnership to End Violence against Children, co-organised a side … Continued
This report is the final outcome document of the SafeGuard initiative, which was led by Defence for Children International – Italy and conducted from September 2014 to September 2016. The SafeGuard initiative aims at enhancing the protection of children on … Continued
On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Law on Juvenile Justice in Costa Rica, DCI-Costa Rica displays its various activities that contributed to the improvement of the juvenile justice system.
In accordance with the main international and EU standards on children’s rights and with the Child Friendly Justice Guidelines (CFJG) of the Council of Europe, children should have access to an adequate treatment in justice. Listening to children, hearing their … Continued