Strengthening National Capacities on Protection of...

 

The program seeks to train and educate children of their rights - especially the most vulnerable group of children in society - according to Jordanian legislations and international human rights conventions.It also aims to strengthen the capacity of professionals working in law enforcement bodies, government institutions, civil society organizations and other actors so as to understand and apply the best ways to serve and realize the best interests of children, and to enable children engage in the pursuit of their rights as well as mobilize and create favorable public opinion supportive of children rights, especially rights of abandoned children who lack family support.

A number of relevant institutions have also been concerned with the application of "the best interest of the child “principle and participated in the elaboration of “a special law for the protection from domestic violence” to secure legal protection for children targeted in this project.