Greece/EU: Urgently Relocate Unaccompanied Children

Refugee Camps have reached breaking point ©DCI Greece (Athens, March 4, 2020) – European Union (EU) Member States should urgently relocate unaccompanied children from the Greek islands to safety in their territory, while ensuring that the children’s best interests are … Continued

Children behind bars speak up with rap music

© "Voices from the Inside", documentary film produced by DCI Italy 2019 On November 18th, amidst the celebrations of the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) and DCI's 40 years of fighting for children's … Continued

“Justice for Children, Justice with Children”

A working group during the 30th anniversary celebrations of the Convention on the rights of the child © DCI / 1st session with a panel composed of Ambassador Elisabeth Tichy, Ambassador Socorro Flores Liera and Prof Ann Skelton As we … Continued

DCI interviewed by Young Reporters at the UN

© UN Photo/ François Vioud On November 20, 2019, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, Defence for Children International (DCI) was invited by the Eduki Foundation to a special edition of Young … Continued

Global Efforts Needed to Free Detained Children

UN Study Finds at Least 1.5 Million Locked Up Each Year   A new global study on children deprived of their liberty should prompt  United Nations member countries to take steps to dramatically decrease the number of children detained and … Continued