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Lack of SCCs, Shelter Homes Undermining Juvenile Justice System – Stakeholders

Child rights activists have strongly advocated for the government of Ghana to build at least one senior correctional centre and a shelter home home in each region of the country otherwise the current situation would continue to undermine the country’s juvenile justice system. The lack of SCCs and Shelter Homes in nine of 10 of …

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Do not despise reformed children-Lawyer

Parents have been advised not see or handle children from reformation centers as community outcasts or failures. The project coordinator for ‘Child Justice’ at the Legal Resources Center, lawyer Clarke Noyoru gave this counsel in Tamale during a one day workshop to engage stakeholders of children’s rights and justice in the Northern region. He said, …

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Senior correctional centers needed to improve juvenile justice

Child rights activists have attributed Ghana’s poor Juvenile Justice System (JJS) to lack of active Senior Correctional Centres (SCC) and shelters. According to them, only one out of the supposed SCCs nationwide is functioning, and this is undermining the country’s Juvenile  Justice System. “The lack of SCCs and Shelter Homes in nine out of 10 …

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Do not handle children from reformation centers like outcasts – Lawyer to Parents

Parents have been advised not see or handle children from reformation centers as community outcasts or failures. The project coordinator for ‘Child Justice Project’ at the Legal Resources Center(LRC) Lawyer Clarke Noyoru gave this counsel in Tamale during a one day workshop to engage stakeholders of children’s rights and justice in the northern region. He …

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Legal Resources Centre seeks policy reforms in Ghana’s Justice for Children Policy

As part of its goal to influence national institutions to be more transparent, accountable, human rights-oriented and consistent with the broad outlook of Ghana’s Justice for Children Policy, the Legal Resources Centre (LRC) is implementing a Justice for children project dubbed “Justice for Children: Bridging the gap between Legislation and Practice”. The Project, with support …

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