"Children’s Rights Behind Bars" aims at improving the implementation of international juvenile justice standards to protect the rights and needs of children deprived of their liberty. Read more
The first phase of the project, CRBB1.0, took place from 2014 to 2016. Its main result was the publication of the Practical Guide to monitor places where children are deprived of liberty. The Guide has now been used as guidelines by many monitoring bodies in the preparation, implementation and follow-up of their monitoring visits. Read more
The second phase of the project, CRBB2.0, started on 1 January 2017 and is a practical implementation of the achievements of the first phase as well as those of other European projects led by DCI, such as the Twelve project on the participation of children. Read more
The project Children's Rights Behind Bars aims at fostering respect for the fundamental rights of children deprived of their liberty. In this perspective, the first European Guide on monitoring places where children are deprived of their liberty has been produced. It is a practical tool with preventive and child right-based approach.
The Guide is available in French, English and Albanian (electronic versions or hard copies). It will be soon available in Italian, Polish, Russian and Spanish.
Defence for Children – Belgium is the Belgian section of the non-governmental organization (NGO) Defence for Children International, whose goal is to promote and protect children’s rights at a local, regional, national and global level.