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Children in prisons

Turkey

Children do not belong in prisons. According to the statistics, currently there are thousends of children in prison. The number of minors were sentenced to imprisonmentdue torelatively minor offenses, rose quickly in recent years.

Testimonials were recently published about the pitiful situation of children in prisons, which is also exposed to sexual and physical violence. Children are often pressured to work for the intelligence service. Children who come from prison exhibit severe mental disorders and they can no longer pick up their ‘’normal’’ life.

Children who come from prison exhibit severe mental disorders and they can no longer pick up their "normal" life.

The purpose of this project:
Reducing the number of detainee children by (1) to encourage training, (2) to support local authorities in their fight against injustice and (3) children who are released from prison to capture them and to offer them rehabilitation.

Phased plan:

  • An inventory of organizations that are willing and are able to provide assistance (realized).
  • Mapping of suitable locations for the project (ongoing).
  • Mapping of necessary finance (ongoing).
  • Provide the necessary finance (ongoing).
  • Implementation of the project.
  • To evaluate the project interim and if necessary to adjust the project.
  • Hurmet Foundation
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  • Stepekolk-Oost 18
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  • 5706LA
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  • Helmond