United Nations Rules for the Treatment of Women Prisoners and Non-custodial Measures for Women Offenders with their Commentary
Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, aiming at the abolition of the death penalty
The States Parties to the present Protocol, Believing that abolition of the death penalty contributes to enhancement of human dignity and progressive development of human rights,
UN principles and guidelines on access to legal aid ُ
Guide to mechanisms for children’s rights
DEFENCE FOR CHILDREN INTERNATIONAL (DCI) – Belgium Lawyers defending children in conflict with the law
This Guide aims to go beyond the European criteria since it is based on the principles derived from international instruments and standards aimed at ensuring legal guarantees for children in conflict
Guidelines on Justice in Matters involving Child Victims and Witnesses of Crime provides a series of recommendations and guidelines on youth witnesses, offenders, and defendants.
The Rules for Juveniles Deprived of their Liberty offers standards for management of Juvenile trials and facilities.
United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for the Administration of Juvenile Justice (The Beijing Rules)
The Beijing Rules are a 1985 UNGA resolution regarding juvenile detention, prisoners, and offenders.
This fact sheet provides an overview of current international trends in Juvenile Justice alongside ongoing UN efforts.
This note provides the guiding principles and framework for UN justice for children activities at the national level.
Guidelines for Juvenile Justice in Iraq: For Judges and Prosecutors
This follow-up to the Kampala Conference prepared by the ACPF and DCI specifically address the use of systems and instruments for Juvenile Justice among a broader review.
Prepared as a follow-up to the Kampala Conference by the ACPF, this document serves as a series of Juvenile Justice recommendations for African Union member states.
The African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child sets out multidisciplinary coverage of the rights and protections of children.
UN Human Rights Documents
Situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
The Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action (VDPA) is a recent and extensive addition to international human rights policy and devotes itself largely to implementation considerations.
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights defines the basis of Human Rights in the contemporary era.
ICESCR lays international economic, social, and cultural rights into law and commits States Parties to them.
The ICCPR helps to establish a number of internationally held human rights.
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) was adopted in 1989 to set out the civil, political, economic, social, health and cultural rights of children.