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How child friendly cities are contributing to children’s development and wellbeing

Child friendly urban planning is an emerging field. It advocates a coherent and systematic approach to planning and designing cities that realizes children’s rights and improves children’s development and well-being (Cities Alive, 2017). The concept of child friendly cities offers the chance to design a city tailored-made for all the citizens which is equal and […]

Is the United Kingdom a hostile environment for child refugees? 

It is impossible to know how many child refugees embark on journeys in search of asylum. However, we know that almost 40% of child refugees who arrive in the EU do so unaccompanied (UNICEF, 2020). We also know some of the hostile environments which they face: mountains, deserts, war-torn regions and deadly sea crossings hijacked […]

Children’s lack of access to pediatric intensive care in rural areas threatens their right to life

Pediatric intensive care is fundamental in reducing morbidity and mortality globally. In rural areas, the majority of hospitals is lacking designated intensive care units, healthcare staff trained to care for critically ill children, and rapid access to necessary medications, supplies and equipment. Consequently, children in rural areas and other resource-limited settings face increasing barriers to […]

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Our action in the field

In Rwanda, we help local leaders to develop an intuitive emotional understanding of children’s rights

What we do

Independent observatory

We constantly monitor the situation of children and report violation cases in the world, with the ultimate aim of ensuring total transparency.

Online child rights education

We promote the emergence and development of an online community by using digital communication technologies and tools to educate adults and children in a simple and understandable way.

Legal advice & Advocacy

We provide legal advice on children’s rights, working with a global network of lawyers. We advocate internationally for the improvement and fulfillment of child rights, with a focus on the recognition and respect of children’s environmental rights.

Strengthening the actors of change

We implement the rights of the child at a local level using a unique interdisciplinary combination of legal tools and psychosocial techniques.

Child welfare

We work with local NGOs to support and implement projects for the protection of children, their development, survival and education.

Our impact

Number of people reached
21220507
Processed applications for legal aid
1987
Child welfare beneficiairies
132653
Active volunteers every month
150

Children’s rights in the world

We monitor the evolution of children’s rights and make them accessible and understandable to as many people as possible.

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The situation in individual countries

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