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The Juvenile Justice Center is part of a partnership between Carleton University (CU) and Yerevan State University (YSU), that provides materials and information to improve juvenile justice in the Middle East. This center aims to strengthen legal representation and build capacity for attorneys, local non-government organizations, and judicial officials to respond to human rights violations against children and adolescents in the region.
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This website is to educate and inform policymakers, advocates, practitioners, service providers, and individuals on emerging trends in juvenile justice, with the purpose of improving adherence to the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and other international human rights standards.
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The university partners believe that the initiative will serve as a multilingual resource library in English, Farsi, Arabic, Kurdish, and Armenian languages, providing a platform to improve the service delivery of judicial institutions with supported access to justice and improved detention conditions, so that juveniles in conflict with the law are better protected.
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The Best Interest of the Children in Iran

By Hossein Raeesi and Hangama Anwari, Carleton University, Law and Legal studies department The 1989 Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) is the main legal instrument for protecting children worldwide. In addition to the specific provisions of the convention that relates to specific

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International Standards

Globally accepted guidelines for juvenile justice practices

Legal & Social Services

Supportive programs addressing legal and societal needs

Policy & Advocacy

Advocating for improved juvenile justice policies

Areas of Focus

Specific themes targeted for juvenile justice development
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