Global Report on COVID-19

Defence for Children International conducted a global survey on the impact of COVID-19 on children rights. Each child is affected by COVID-19 directly or indirectly. The current health crisis is also accompanied by an economic crisis which complicates the mobilisation … Continued

DCI Annual Report 2018

  The DCI Movement works towards full implementation of the UNCRC worldwide. As a child rights organization with local roots and global impact, our Movement has unique expertise and positioning. Our Annual Report gathers together all main activities and projects … Continued

Report: Widening Space by Young Human Rights Defenders

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

10 years on: progress in ending violence against children

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

HRC event: Violence against Children, 10 years on

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

SafeGuard: Safer with a Guardian

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

20 years of Juvenile Justice in Costa Rica

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.