Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Reform Resources

Justice for children

  • Guidance Note of the Secretary-General: UN Approach to Justice for Children English
  • Justice in Matters Involving Children in Conflict with the Law: Model Law on Juvenile Justice and Related Commentary English, TajikRussianFrench
  • Child Friendly Legal Aid in Africa EnglishFrench
  • UNODC/UNICEF Manual for the Measurement of juvenile justice indicators EnglishFrench , SpanishRussian
  • Criteria for the Design and Evaluation of Juvenile Justice Reform Programmes EnglishFrenchSpanishRussian 
  • Capacity Building in the Area of Child Justice (the Child Justice Project) South Africa, 2003, English
  • Strengthening Legislative and Institutional Capacity for Juvenile Justice and Support to the Juvenile Justice System in Lebanon, 2005 EnglishArabic
  • Protecting the Rights of Children in Conflict with the Law, 2005 EnglishArabicFrenchSpanish

Child victims and witnesses of Crime

  • Guidelines on Justice in Matters Involving Child Victims and Witnesses of Crime English
  • United Nations Guidelines on Justice in Matters involving child victims and witnesses of crime Online Training EnglishFrench
  • Child-friendly version of the UN Guidelines on Justice in Matters Involving Child Victims and Witnesses of Crime ArabicChineseEnglishFrenchRussianSpanish
  • Justice in Matters Involving Child Victims and Witnesses of Crime: Model Law and Related Commentary EnglishSpanishFrench,
  • Handbook for Professionals and Policymakers on Justice in Matters involving Child Victims and Witnesses of Crime ArabicChineseEnglish, FrenchRussianSpanishCroatian  
  • Training Programme on the Treatment of Child Victims and Child Witnesses of Crime - for Prosecutors and Judges English
  • Training Programme on the Treatment of Child Victims and Child Witnesses of Crime - for Law Enforcement Officials English

Violence against children

  •  INSPIRE Handbook: Action for implementing the seven strategies  for ending violence against children English, Spanish, Arabic