The research has been conducted in collaboration with Leiden University and NautaDutilh. Governments, aid organizations and changemakers use the research reports in their work.

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Environment: Climate Change, Air Pollution and Children’s Rights

One billion children, which is nearly half of all children, are at extremely high risk from the impacts of climate change. Climate change leads to,…

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Education: Cyberbullying

In middle or high school most of us would have experienced being bullied or witness others being bullied. With the rise of the digital age a bigger…

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Child Labor: Behind closed doors

Worldwide, millions of children are working in homes of wealthy people, unprotected from exploitation. In Nepal Kamlari girls must perform domestic…

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Child Labor: Minors, not miners

Small-scale mining is one of the worst forms of child labor, because of the risk of death, injury and health problems. Still, there are approximately…

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Child Labor: Not so sweet

Worldwide, 168 million children are victims of child labor and most of them work in hazardous conditions, mostly in agriculture. The Ivory Coast is…

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Child Marriage: Innocence lost

Every year, millions of girls worldwide are married under the age of 18. Child marriage is more frequent among poor girls who have had little…

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Child Participation: From rights to reality

Children have the right to participate, to be heard and the right to access information. Child participation is not only beneficial for children…

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Education: Access Denied

All children have the right to education. Unfortunately, there are millions of girls worldwide that are still out of school.

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Environment: Cleaning up the mess

More than three million children under the age of five die every year from environment-related diseases. Read our report.

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Refugee Children: A crisis within a crisis

Education is instrumental in the development of children and it provides a protective and stable environment for children living in crisis areas.…

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Refugee Children: The widening educational gap

This report analyses the different barriers for Syrian refugee children to access primary and secondary education in neighboring countries. A…

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Safe environment: School violence

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) lays down the right to a protective environment for every child. However, violence…

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Street children: Street children have rights too

It is dangerous on the streets: there is abuse, little hygiene and almost no access to education or health care. Still, tens of millions of…

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Violence: No place to hide

Globally, 1 in 4 children are victims of serious and repeated physical violence. Often they are victims by their own parents and in their own home.…

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Violence: No small sacrifice

Child sacrifice is a harmful practice in which body parts, blood or tissue are removed from a living child to gain wealth or prosperity. Most cases…

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Violence: The silent majority

Children worldwide become victims of forms of violence far too often. In Liberia violence against children is an everyday reality. Existing laws are…