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Tuesday 4th of August 2020

IJJO Activities

Ending violence against children in custody

enero 2011 - enero 2013 Custody, Violence


Through this innovative European Programme it is aimed to make progresses towards ending violence against children and young people in custody through the Analysis the extent of domestic and European law, policy and practice on protecting children in custody from violence comply with international law. In addition to this, the Investigation of children’s experiences and views empowers children with experience of custody to campaign for change. Raise awareness among child custodial workforce and decision makers of extent of legal compliance and children’s experiences and views. All in all, it is highly relevant to influence child custodial workforce and decision makers to make changes in order to end violence against children in custody. The IJJO role participation is focused on the promotion and guidance on international and European obligations related to violence in child custody through the conduction of a European level desk-based study and Campaign Report dissemination.


To support children to influence decision makers and the child custodial workforce to make changes needed at domestic and European level to end violence against children in custody, informed by legal and policy analysis and children’s experiences and views.


Decision makers and child custodial workforce are:    - More aware of how well domestic and European law, policy and practice comply with international law and children’s experience of violence in custody and views on how it could be ended    - influenced to make necessary changes. Children are empowered to create change.


Children's Rights Alliance for England. United Kingdom.
International Juvenile Justice Observatory. Belgium.
Study, Research and International Activities Bureau. Italy.
The Commissioner for Children's Rights. Cyprus.
Ludwig Boltzman Association - Institute of Human Rights. Austria.

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    Phone: 00 32 262 988 90. Fax: 00 32 262 988 99. oijj@oijj.org

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