Defence for Children International

(Unverified non-profit organisation)

Founded in 1979, Defence for Children International (DCI) works in over 60 countries to protect the rights of children. DCI monitors states on their respect for children’s rights, investigating specific situations of abuse, supplies information through publications and its documentation centre and assists in the drafting of legislation, training and the evaluation of policies and practices.


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About this organisation

Partnership types

Advocacy of global issues

Global issues

Children, youth and family welfare; Human rights; Migration and population