Online Library

This is an online library with  publications related to child protection, including legislation, professional guidance, research reports and toolkits. Please use the filter function to adjust your search.

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2018 - Council of Europe
"The Council of Europe held a Roundtable which sought to explore the notion of child-friendly information in the context of migration and to share examples of good practices and recommendations on how to mainstream the use of child-friendly...
2017 - Council of Europe
The number of children using Internet is on the rise, with the Internet opening up new learning opportunities for them, but also creating new risks, making children more vulnerable to abuse and exploitation. The responsibility to protect children...
2017 - Documents and Publications Production Department (SPDP), Council of Europe
The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Nils Muižnieks, release a paper on tackling school segregation through inclusive education. The paper first provides an overview of school segregation in Council of Europe member states, as well...
2013 - Council of Europe
This guide informs social care professionals of the rights of children in alternative care. In doing so, the aim is to promote a child rights-based approach to their practice. This guide is for people who work with children and young people in...
2011 - Council of Europe
Guidelines on Child-Friendly Justice
The Council of Europe adopted the guidelines on child-friendly justice specifically to ensure that justice is always friendly towards children, no matter who they are or what they have done. Considering that a friend is someone who treats you well,...
2011 - Council of Europe
Adoption and Children: A Human Rights Perspective
Controversy has arisen over adoption more specifically, however, because of the concern that the concept of “offer” of a home to a parentless child has, in recent decades, evolved into a perception of “demand” for adoptable children: when the...
2010 - Council of Europe
"The Strasbourg Declaration of Roma"
Representatives from 47 countries have adopted the ‘Strasbourg Declaration’ providing for targeted approaches to improve the lives of 12 million Roma. The document mentions in particular a European Training Programme for Roma Mediators...
2010 - Council of Europe
The present guidelines are a practical tool for member states in adapting their judicial and non-judicial systems to the specific rights, interests and needs of children. Member states are invited to ensure that they are translated and widely...
2008 - Council of Europe
A human rights centered approach requires early identification and assistance to victims of trafficking in human beings. Identification is crucial to ensure both the protection of the rights of trafficked persons, and successful prosecution of the...
2007 - Council of Europe
Council of Europe’s Commissioner for Human Right’s issue paper on “the Human Rights of Irregular Migrants in Europe”. The document reviews the factors underlying irregular migration to Europe and the special vulnerability of...

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