One million children worldwide are in prison instead of school. Terre des hommes aims to reverse this situation by implementing a specialised approach to juvenile justice.
Our recommendations in respect of juvenile justice
Working to achieve restorative justice
Working with the local authorities
Putting children’s interests first
2018 World Congress on Justice for Children
The 2018 World Congress on Justice for Children: “Strengthening Justice Systems for Children: Challenges, including disengagement from violent extremism” will be held at the UNESCO House in Paris, France from 28th to 30th May 2018.
Restorative Juvenile Justice in Latin America
We work for change in judicial systems to keep children out of prison. With professional support, we help them earn a fresh start in their communities.
Listen to the testimony of Fernando, who uses music to build self-confidence: “I feel great because I’ve been given a chance. It’s very positive. We’re getting by thanks to music.”
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