Objectives

CRBB 2.0

The objectives of this project are:

  • To improve detention conditions of children deprived of liberty through training of monitoring bodies and the capacity building of professionals in relation with deprivation of liberty;
  • To promote the effective participation of minors in the improvement of their detention conditions and their reintegration process;
  • To foster a comprehensive collaboration of all stakeholders involved in the reintegration process of children deprived of liberty;
  • To assess the added value of the activities and the changes produced.

Expected results:

  • Translation, printing, publication and dissemination of the Practical Guide in French, English, Italian, Polish and Spanish
  • Training material and self-assessment tools
  • Child-friendly material to inform the children on the standards applicable
  • Specific outputs of the pilot projects with children on participation
  • National protocols of collaboration between professionals for the reintegration of children deprived of liberty
  • 1 EU handbook including a presentation of the whole project, its results, the good practices, the evidences and the recommendations
  • 2 partneship seminars
  • 1 European seminar

 

CRBB 1.0

The objectives of this project are:


  • To increase respect for the human rights of children deprived of liberty;
  • To improve the implementation of international juvenile justice standards to protect the rights and needs of incarcerated children;
  • To strengthen cooperation between EU member states in order to ensure the effectiveness of monitoring, inspections and complaint mechanisms available in places where children are deprived of liberty.

Expected results:


  • Gather information and useful tools to promote adequate coordination and harmonization of practices between existing monitoring bodies and key actors (regionally, nationally and internationally), as well as to strengthen these mechanisms and foster synergies and cooperation;
  • Provide common assessment criteria that will take into account the special rights and needs of children deprived of liberty;
  • Provide practical tools and effective methods to prevent, identify and react to human rights violations of children within the framework of detention;
  • Foster the acquisition of comparable information on the present state of the monitoring of child detention facilities as well as complaint mechanisms available to children deprived of liberty in 14 European member states.

About the project

"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.

Our funders

                           

         

Contact

Defence for Children International - Belgium

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