Activities
To research, analyse and assess partner countries’ specific judicial practices in cases of sexual violence against children with a particular emphasis on the child’s experience of the procedures.
To assess existing gaps in relation to the training needs of professionals involved in the judicial procedures in cases of sexual violence against children.
To highlight good practices on child-friendly judicial procedures in cases of sexual violence against children through a comprehensive GPMap (Good Practices Map) to be used as a reference for professionals in future judical procedures.

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On January 15th and 16th 2016 seven organisations from six EU countries (Cyprus, Bulgaria, Italy, Slovenia, Sweden and the United Kingdom) have come together in Cyprus for the first partnership meeting of JudEx+: Towards a child-friendly justice in cases of sexual violence against children (JUST/2014/RCHI/AG/PROF/7036). The humanitarian and independent institution “Hope For Children” UNCRC Policy Center, is the leading partner of this project funded by the Rights, Equality & Citizenship programme of the European Union, implemented in cooperation with Know & Can (BG); Frederick University (CY); CESIE (IT); Folkuniversitetet (SE); University of Primorska (SI), and Rinova (UK).

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Know and Can is happy to announce that became a partner in the project JudEx+: Towards a child-friendly justice in cases of sexual violence against children, with project number-JUST/2014/RCHI/AG/PROF/7036. The coordinator of the project is “Hope for Children” UNCRC Policy Center from Cyprus. The project is funded by the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme. The main goals of the project are as follows:

  • To promote Article 12 of the UNCRC and the CoE Convention on the Protection of Children against sexual exploitation and sexual abuse in relation to the right of the child to be heard and involved in decision making, whether at home, in the general life of the community, at school or in individual legal or administrative matters in cases of sexual violence.
  • To improve the child’s experience position when entering the judicial system in cases of sexual violence against children
  • To improve the skills of professionals involved in representing children in judicial proceedings through trainings which take into consideration children’s rights, their developmental needs and social background in countries where the Lanzarote Convention has been recently ratified.
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