United Nations Bodies:

UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

UN Special Representative of the Secretary General on Violence against Children

UN Special Representative of the Secretary General on Children and Armed Conflicts


General Children’s Rights:

United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child


Juvenile Justice standards:

Committee on the Rights of the Child, General Comment No.10 – Children’s Rights in Juvenile Justice

Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners

Basic Principles for the Treatment of Prisoners

Body of Principles for the Protection of All Persons under Any Form of Detention or Imprisonment

United Nations Rules for the Protection of Juvenile deprived of their Liberty

Code of Conduct for Law Enforcement Officials

United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for Non-Custodial Measures

United Nations Guidelines for the Prevention of Juvenile Delinquency

United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for the Administration of Juvenile Justice

Child friendly justice-Guidelines Council of Europe


Child friendly material:
Raising Understanding among Children and Young People on the OPSP

Raising Understanding among Children and Young People on the OPCP

Roadmap to end violence against children

More publications from the website of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children.