Justice for children: key external resources
For a selection of recommended international resources on justice for children, see below.
Defence for Children International & others, Children’s right to participation and the juvenile justice system, 2016
Defence for Children International, Practical Guide to Monitoring places where children are deprived of their liberty, 2016
IPJJ/Terre des Hommes, Compendium of international instruments applicable to juvenile justice, 2014
UNICEF, Child Rights in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia: Promoting equitable access to justice for all children, 2014
ECJJ/OIJJ, Save Money, Protect Society and Realise Youth Potential: Improving Youth Justice Systems in a Time of Economic Crisis, 2013
UNICEF, Juvenile Justice in the CEE/CIS Region: Progress, Challenges, Obstacles and Opportunities, 2013
African Child Policy Forum (ACPF)/Defence for Children International (DCI), Achieving Child-Friendly Justice in Africa, 2012
UNICEF/The Children’s Legal Centre, Guidance for Legislative Reform on Juvenile Justice, 2011
Jessica Jacobson & Penelope Gibbs, Making Amends: Restorative Youth Justice in Northern Ireland, Prison Reform Trust (PRT), 2009
Enver Solomon & Rob Allen, Reducing Child Imprisonment in England and Wales – Lessons from Abroad, Prison Reform Trust (PRT), 2009
UNICEF, Toolkit on Diversion and Alternatives to Detention, 2009
Equal Justice Initiative, Cruel and Unusual: Sentencing 13- and 14-Year-Old Children to Die in Prison, 2007
UNICEF/Inter-Parliamentary Union, Improving the Protection of Children in Conflict with the Law in South Asia, 2007
UNODC/UNICEF, Manual for the Measurement of Juvenile Justice Indicators, 2006
European Crime Prevention Network, A Review of Good Practices in Preventing Juvenile Crime in the European Union, 2006
Save the Children UK, Juvenile Justice: Modern Concepts of Working with Children in Conflict with the Law, 2006
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