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Youth for Youth Justice Initiative
Youth for Youth Justice
1 million children are detained of their liberty every day, many destined to spend the most crucial years of their lives living in inhumane conditions, often for petty or non-existent crimes.
WHO WE ARE
Youth for Youth Justice (Y4Y) is a new initiative formed in 2019, that connects youth globally, improves juvenile access to justice, and fights to end the mass incarceration of children.
IBJ Youth have:
minors with psychological, social and legal support
Youth Clubs on Juvenile justice in 12 countries
workshops and conferences
Gained the release of
Created a youth movement of over
youth across 5 continents
Our network strives to empower young people worldwide to create real change and combat injustice in their communities.
Prince Charles and members of his youth chapter in Nigeria campaigning against violations of children’s rights in Nigeria and producing videos and jingles
Marcelline Witonze in Burundi with her youth justice chapter
Judith Tumaini speaking on Burundian national radio about rights awareness amongst juveniles
Kriti Khatri conducting a rights awareness session inside a juvenile observation home in India
Burundi Youth Champion
Dorcas's project supports incarcerated girls in Burundi.
“What inspires me is to see those girls smile when they are released.”
Dorcas Shabani, 22, Project 'Nina Haki.'
Pakistan Youth Champion
Nimra's project supports women and girls in detention in Pakistan.
“We fight for the 80% of juveniles charged with bailable offences who remain in prison due to lack of legal assistance.”
Nimra Shahid, 22, Project 'Second Chances.'