Yearly Archives: 2016

Global Study on Children Deprived of their Liberty to Include children detained with their parents

The Global Study on Children Deprived of their Liberty has been under discussion since the adoption of the United Nations General Assembly Child Rights resolution which explicitly requested its commission in December 2014. Good news is that One of the areas the report will cover is “children detained with their parents”. On October 25th 2016 […]

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Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) launches a new publication – Death penalty and The Victims

On the September 21st , 2016 ,The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) launched its new publication on the death penalty during a high-level event – Death Penalty and Victims – which took place on the sidelines of the 71st Session of the UN  General assembly . The UN Secretary-General […]

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A Word from Ms Maja Gabelica Šupljika, Deputy Ombudsperson for Children, Croatia ,on Commemoration of The Committee on the Rights of the Child’s Day of General Discussion “Children of incarcerated parents”

A Word from Maja Gabelica Šupljika, Deputy Ombudsperson for Children, Croatia ,on Commemoration of The Committee on the Rights of the Child’s Day of General Discussion “Children of incarcerated parents” I really find that marking and commemorating the CRC Day of General Discussion “Children of incarcerated parents” is great and that is a good opportunity […]

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HOPE ON THE INSIDE

By Sarah Beresford ,Formerly with Families Outside, Sarah is now an independent consultant committed to raising awareness of children of prisoners. We tend not to think of prisons as hopeful places, but HMP Parc’s Family Intervention Unit in the Wales UK changed that recently in organizing a special event for prisoners and their families. Three […]

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The Regional Platfform for the Defence of The rights of Children of Incarcerated Parents in Latin American and the Caribban(NAPPEs) Launches New Website

Following the UN Committee on the Rights of The Child  Day of General Discussion (DGD) to the topic of children of incarcerated parents which took place on September  30,2013  ,The Regional Platform for the defense of the Rights of Children of Incarcerated Parents in Latin American and the Caribbean , NNAPES ( the acronym of the […]

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QUNO delivers an oral statement on the rights of Children with Incarcerated Parents at the 33rd Session of the Human Rights Council

QUNO deliveredd an oral statement on the rights of children of incarcerated parents at the 33rd Session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva. The statement marked the five-year anniversary of the Committee on the Rights of the Child’s Day of General Discussion on Children of Incarcerated Parents (held in September 2011), and recognized the […]

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Commemoration of The Committee on the Rights of the Child’s Day of General Discussion “Children of incarcerated parents”

30th September 2016 marks 5 years since, the UN Committee on the Rights of The Child devoted its Day of General Discussion (DGD) to the topic of children of incarcerated parents. To commemorate that day, we are observing this week as Children of Prisoners Week. We don’t have activities lined up, but we request organizations […]

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International Coalition for Children with Imprisoned Parents – INCCIP conference

International Coalition for Children with Imprisoned Parents –  INCCIP conference We are pleased to announce The International Coalition for Children with Imprisoned Parents –  INCCIP- conference: “Justice and the Children of Incarcerated Parents”, which will be held in Auckland, New Zealand from 20th to 23rd March 2017.    See the website here. Children of prisoners are […]

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