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DCI granted observer status to the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child

The decision comes as a reward for the strong working relationship that DCI has developed with the Committee in recent years.

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Continental Conference on Access to Justice for Children in Africa

A Continental Conference, hosted by ACPF and DCI, will take place on 8-9 May 2018. Followed by a Consultation for the Global Study on 10 May 2018, in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia).

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UN Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty

DCI leads civil society’s engagement in the UN Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty

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We are Defence for Children International

DCI Annual Report 2017 : defending children’s rights at all levels

Justice for children, children on the move, violence against children, children affected by conflict, deprivation of liberty, children’s participation, gender & more.

Learn about DCI’s activitites in 2017

Defence for Children International is an independent non-governmental organisation that has been promoting and protecting children’s rights on a global, regional, national and local level for more than 35 years.

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