Defence for Children International (DCI)

ECOSOC Status: Special Consultative
Type: NGO working on Crime
Address: 1 Rue de Varembe, PO Box 88
CH 1211 Geneva 20
Country: Switzerland
Region: Europe
Website: http://www.defenceforchildren.org/
UN Languages: English, French
Other languages:
   
Areas:
  • HIV/Aids
  • Counselling
  • Education
  • Prevention
  • Rehabilitation
  • Research
  • Drug Treatment
  • Anti-Human Trafficking
  • Criminal Justice
  • Legal Assistance

  • Other:'Human rights'
Short description:
Aims
·to advocate for children's rights so as to achieve the acknowledgement of children as equal legal subjects, within the framework of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, its optional protocols, and all other human rights instruments;
·to foster awareness about, and solidarity around, children's rights situations, issues and initiatives throughout the world;
·to seek, promote and implement the most effective means of securing the protection of the rights in concrete situations, from both a preventive and curative standpoint.
Other offices:
Region Countries Website Email
AMERICAS Bolivia www.dnibolivia.org/index.php
AMERICAS Brazil www.anced.org.br
AMERICAS United States of America
ASIA Thailand www.cwa.tnet.co.th
ASIA Palestine www.dci-pal.org
EUROPE Albania www.crca.org.al
EUROPE France www.dei-france.org
EUROPE Belgium www.dei-belgique.be
EUROPE Slovakia www.dfsr.sk
OCEANIA Australia www.dci-au.org