Tag: Global Classroom

4 September 2020

High level panel discussion – Experiences of working with and for children deprived of liberty: making the invisible visible

Childhood is when children develop their personality, their emotional relationships with others, their social and educational skills and their talents. For children, deprivation of liberty means deprivation of their childhood.

Placing children in institutions and other facilities where they are, or may be, deprived of liberty is difficult to reconcile with the guiding principles of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, which celebrated its 30th anniversary last year.…