DCI Worldwide

DCI National Sections: Local Experience, Global Impact

Defence for Children International (DCI) is a worldwide movement for children’s rights with 46* national sections and associated members across the globe.

DCI believes in the importance of local action in producing positive change in the lives of children: DCI national sections are grassroots organisations which identify and develop programmes in direct response to the needs and priorities of children in their countries.

DCI has national sections and associated members in Africa, the Americas, Asia and the Pacific, Europe and the Middle East.


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*Data available on June 2013 at the International Executive Council (IEC) meeting