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.