Grant is closed
Apr 2016 – Sep 2017
Support for a child friendly criminal justice system
India – South Asia
To create a child friendly criminal justice system by facilitating quick and fair delivery of justice.
$989,253 Multi-Year Grant Value
The investment will focus on sensitising key stakeholders and establishing a commonly-accepted operating procedure in ensuring a child friendly criminal justice system.
It will look to provide technical knowledge on child-friendly procedures to be established during prosecution and to promote time-bound trials, increased convictions and other measures to facilitate access to justice for children.
Specific cases will be well-documented and shared within a network of various stakeholders, including civil society organisations, to facilitate exchange of information and learnings.
This investment will pave the way for ground-breaking progress in protection for children through facilitating the strengthening of institutional capacity, and creating a child friendly criminal justice system.
It will also identify and create a strong network of government agencies, non-governmental organisations, businesses and other stakeholders who will make a change in their own fields of action towards ensuring safety and protection of children.