Publications

  • CHILDREN IN CONFLICT WITH THE LAW
  • Children deprived of liberty for migration-related reasons
  • Children living in places of detention with their parents
  • children deprived of liberty in institutions
  • Children deprived of liberty in the context of armed conflict
  • Children detained treated as national security threats

Children in conflict with the law


2016

Child Protection: Justice for Children Reform Initiative in Bangladesh - UNICEF Bangladesh - 
[Country concerned: Bangladesh]

How Parole System Fail Youth Serving Extreme Sentences - American Civil Liberties Union -
[Country concerned: USA]

Human Rights and Deprivation of Liberty in Kenya - International Juvenile Justice Observatory - [Country concerned: Kenya]

2015

Unlocking potential - Children's Commissioner - [Country concerned: England]

Twelve: children's right to participation and the juvenile justice systemsDefence for Children International (DCI) – Italy - [Country concerned: Italy]

Children's Rights Behind Bars: National Report LatviaRepublic of Latvia Ombudsman -
[Country concerned: Latvia]

Branded for LifeHuman Rights Watch (HRW) - [Country concerned: United States of America]

Children behind bars - Carolyne Willow - [Country concerned: England]

Implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child: Children deprived of their liberty, the situation in France - Contrôleur général des lieux de privation de liberté (CGLPL) - [Country concerned: France]

Abriendo puertas al encierro: Realidad de adolescentes en privación de libertad en Paraguay
Coordinadora por los Derechos de la Infanciay la Adolescencia (CDIA), Mecanismo Nacional de Prevención de la Tortura - [Country concerned: Paraguay]

Traumatic Brain Injury and Juvenile Offending: Complex Causal Links Offer - Multiple Targets to Reduce Crime - Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation - [Country concerned: Global]

Psychiatric Disorders in Youth After Detention (Query link: https://www.ojjdp.gov/pubs/246824.pdf) - U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention - [Country concerned: USA]

Deinstutionalisation and Family-Based Reintegration from Remand Homes in UgandaChild Fund International, Transcultural Psychosocial Organisation (TPO) Uganda, Child's Foundation, Retrak, Advancing Partners and Communities, and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) - [Country concerned: Uganda]

Inhuman Sentencing: Life Imprisonment for Children Around the WorldChild Rights Network International (CRIN) - [Country concerned: Global]

2014

Girls in the Criminal Justice System - Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Probation - [Country concerned: England]

Article 40: The Dynamics of Youth Justice & The Convention on The Rights of the Child in South Africa - Children's Rights Behind Bars / "Association nationale des communautés éducatives et sociales (ANCES)" -
[Country concerned: South Africa]

Children's Rights Behind Bars (National Report Belgium)Children Rights Behind Bars / "Défense des Enfants International (DEI) - Belgique" - [Country concerned: Belgium]

Children's rights Behind Bars (National Report Austria) - Children's Rights Behind Bars / Ludwig Boltzmann Institut (Menschenrechte) - [Country concerned: Austria]

Children's Rights Behind Bars (National Report - Republic of Serbia)(Children's Rights Behind bars / Child Rights Centre) - [Country concerned: Serbia]

Children's Rights Behind Bars (Poland National Report)Children's Rights Behind bars / Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights - [Country concerned: Poland]

Children's Rights Behind Bars (National Report The Netherlands)Children's Rights Behind bars / Defence for children International - [Country concerned: The Netherlands]

Human Rights of Children deprived of Liberty: Improving Monitoring Mechanisms (National Report Ireland)Children's Rights Behind Bars / Irish Penal Reform Trust - [Country concerned: Ireland]

Children's rights Behind Bars (Estonian national report)Chidren's Rights Behind Bars / University of Tartu - [Country concerned: Estonia]

Children's Rights Behind Bars: National Report ItalyChildren's Rights Behind Bars / Defence for Children International (DCI) - Italy - [Country concerned: Italy]

Children's Rights Behind Bars: National Report United KingdomThe Howard League for Penal Reform - [Country concerned: United Kingdom]

Children’s rights behind bars: Monitoring and complaint mechanisms available to children in criminal confinement facilities in FranceDefence for Children International (DCI) – France - [Country concerned: France]

Palestinian Children and Military DetentionDutch multidisciplinary expert group -
[Country concerned: Palestine]

2014 Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative Progress ReportAnnie E. Casey Foundation -
[Country concerned: Global]

Report on Violence in Institutions for Juvenile Offenders - Council of Europe (PC-CP) -
[Country concerned: The Netherlands]

Voice of the child – Penal Reform International (PRI), UK Aid -
[Countries concerned: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan]

Girls in the Criminal Justice SystemCriminal Justice Joint Inspection- Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Probation - [Countries concerned: England and Wales]

The use and practice of imprisonment. Current trends and future challengesPenal Reform International (PRI) - [Country concerned: Qatar]

Children's Rights Behind Bars (National Report of Romania) - Children's Rights Behind Bars / "Universitatea de Vest din Timisoara" - [Country concerned: Romania]

La Detention Des Mineurs a Madagascar - Grandir Dignement [Country concerned: Madagascar]

Juvenile Detention in Madagascar - Grandir Dignement

Abuso por falta de fundamentación y control de la prisión preventive - Mecanismo Nacional de Prevención de la Tortura (MNP) - [Country concerned: Paraguay]

Children Deprived of Liberty in Central and Eastern Europe: Between Legacy and Reform - Hungarian Helsinki Committee - [Country concerned: Hungary]

Children in Custody 2013-2014 - Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Prisons - Youth Justice Board -
[Country concerned: England]

2013

Alone & Afraid: Children Held in Solitary Confinement and Isolation in Juvenile Detention and Correctional FacilitiesAmerican Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) - [Country concerned: United States of America]

The Rights of Persons with Mental Disabilities in the new Mexican Criminal Justice SystemDisability Rights International (DRI) - [Country concerned: Mexico]

Children in Israeli Military DetentionUnited Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - [Country concerned: Isreal]

Juvenile Incarceration, Human Capital and Future Crime: Evidence from Randomly-Assigned JudgesAnna Aizer and Joseph J Doyle, Jr. - [Country concerned: United States of America]

Torture and Ill-Treatment of Children in Conflict with the Law in UkraineUkrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), European Union (EU) - [Country concerned: Ukraine]

Presentan Informe Especial: Las Manifestaciones de la Violencia Intracarcelaria en los Centros Penitenciarios del Programa Penal JuvenilMecanismo Nacional de Prevención de la Tortura, la Defensoría de los Habitantes - [Country concerned: Costa Rica]

Children in Prison - Excessive juvenile pretrial detention in Mexico City (English version)Juvenile Justice Advocates International (formerly International Justice Consulting, Inc.) - [Country concerned: Mexico]

A review of law and policy to prevent and remedy violence against children in police and pre-trail detention in Kazakhstan - Penal Reform International (PRI) - Central Asia - [Country concerned: Kazakhstan]

A review of laws and policies to prevent and remedy violence against children in police and pre-trial detention in Bangladesh - Penal Reform International  (PRI) / Bangladesh Legal Aid and Servcies Trust (BLAST) - [Country concerned: Bangladesh]

All Children Are Children: Challenging Abusive Punishment of Juveniles - Equal Justice Initiative -
[Country concerned: United States of America]

OPCAT Annual Report 2012 - Danish Parliamentary Ombudsman - [Country concerned: Danemark]

Speaking Freely - Children's Rights Alliance for England - [Country concerned: Europe] 

2012

Growing Up Locked Down – Human Rights Watch (HRW) / American Civil  Liberties Union (ACLU) -
[Country concerned: United States of America]

Against All OddsHuman Rights Watch (HRW) - [Country concerned: United States of America]

Nobody made the connection: The prevalence of neurodisability in young people who offendOffice of the Children’s Commissioner - [Country concerned: England]

Repairing Shattered Lives: Brain injury and its implications for criminal justiceBarrow Cadbury Trust / Transition to Adulthood (T2A) Alliance - [Country concerned: Global]

Concept Note - Parallel Event on Human Dignity during Detention - Human Rights Council, 21st Regular Session, 10 – 28 September 2012Human Rights Council (HRC) - [Country concerned: Global]

A review of law and policy to prevent and remedy violence against children in police and pre-trial detention in Uganda - Penal Reform International (PRI) / Foundation for Human Rights Initiative (FHRI) -
[Country concerned in Uganda]

A review of law and policy to prevent and remedy against children in police and pre-trial detention in Tanzania - Penal Reform International (PRI) / NOLA - [Country concerned in Tanzania]

A review of law and policy to prevent and remedy violence against children in police and pre-trial detention in Russia - Penal Reform International (PRI) - Moscow Office - [Country concerned: Russia]

A review of law and policy to prevent and remedy violence against children in police and pre-trail detention in Pakistan - Penal Reform International (PRI) - Dost Welfare Foundation - [Country concerned: Pakistan]

A review of law and policy to prevent and remedy violence against children in police and pre-trial detention in Jordan - Penal Reform International (PRI) - Middle East and North Africa Office - [Country concerned: Jordan]

A review of law and policy to prevent and remedy violence against children in police and pre-trial detention in Georgia - Penal Reform International (PRI) - South Caucasus - [Country concerned: Georgia]

2011

Juvenile Justice and Human Rights in the Americas - Todos Tenemos Derechos - United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) / Inter-American Commission in Human Rights (IACHR) / Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) -  [Country concerned: Global]

No place for kids: The Case for Reducing Juvenile Incarceration - The Annie E. Casey Foundation -
[Country concerned: United States of America]

2010

Young Adult Manifesto: The need for a distinct and radically different approach to young adults in the criminal justice system; an approach that is proportionate to their maturity and responsive to their specific needsTransition to Adulthood Alliance (T2A) - [Country concerned: Global]

Unjust and Unhealthy – Human Rights Watch (HRW) - [Country concerned: Zambia]

2008

"When I Die, They’ll Send Me Home"Human Rights Watch (HRW) -  
[Country concerned: United States of America]

Deprivation of Liberty of Children in Light of International Human Rights Law and StandardsLiefaard, T. - [Country concerned: The Netherlands]

Violence Against Children in Conflict with the Law - Defence for Children International (DCI) -
[Countries concerned: Belgium, England and Wales, France and the Netherlands]

2007

Paying the Price, Violations of The Rights of Children in Detention in BurundiHuman Rights Watch (HRW) - [Country concerned: Burundi]

2006

Custody and Control, Conditions of Confinement in New York's Juvenile Prisons for Girls –
Human Rights Watch (HRW) - [Country concerned: United States of America]

Still Making Their Own RulesHuman Rights Watch (HRW) - [Country concerned: Papa New Guinea]

2005

The Rest of Their LivesHuman Rights Watch (HRW) - [Country concerned: United States of America]

In the DarkHuman Rights Watch (HRW) - [Country concerned: United States of America]

Thrown AwayHuman Rights Watch (HRW) - [Country concerned: United States of America]

"Making Their Own Rules"Human Rights Watch (HRW) - [Country concerned: Papua New Guinea]

Children's Rights Behind Bars (National Report Spain) - Children's Rights Behind Bars / "Proyecto Solidario por la infancia" - [Country concerned: Thailand]

Neglected needs: Girls in the criminal justice system - Interagency Panel on Juvenile Justice / Penal Reform International (PRI) - [Country concerned: Thailand]

The Dangers of Detention: The impact of incarcerating Youth in Detention and Other Secure Facilities - Justice Policy Institute - [Country concerned: United States of America]

2004

“Real Dungeons”Human Rights Watch (HRW) - [Country concerned: Brazil]

2003

The Death Penalty and Juvenile OffendersHuman Rights Watch (HRW) - [Country concerned: Global]

Cruel Confinement:Human Rights Watch (HRW) - [Country concerned: Brazil]



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