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The right of children deprived of their liberty to make complaints

2013 - Interagency Panel on Juvenile Justice (IPJJ), Penal Reform International (PRI)
The document entitled "The right of children deprived of their liberty to make complaints" was published by the Interagency Panel on Juvenile Justice (IPJJ) in collaboration with Penal Reform International (PRI) in August 2013.

This IPJJ-PRI paper reaffirms that children deprived of their liberty have the right to complain about their conditions, treatment and care through mechanisms that are safe, child-sensitive, effective and easily accessible. It highlights what the right to complain involves and requires, covering both informal and formal complaint mechanisms. It shows that the accessibility, safety and effectiveness of complaint procedures are key for ensuring that children have a voice in detention.

Available in English, 6 pages.

Source of document : IPJJ
Type of document : tools, handbooks & training manuals


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