As 'critical agents of change', children's protection and empowerment through the law is paramount.
Children are vulnerable when they come into contact with the justice system, whether as victims, witnesses or offenders, or when judicial or administrative intervention is required for their custody or protection.
A new report by the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law, Children and Access to Justice: National Practices, International Challenges analyses different types of barriers to access to justice for children and ways of addressing those barriers in different jurisdictions. It helps show how there are common international challenges and looks at the ways those challenges might be met as countries embark on achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals agreed last year.
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