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European Children's Rights Unit (ECRU)

The European Children’s Rights Unit brings together experts on children’s rights issues of global, European, and local importance.

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About ECRU

Read an introduction to our work and get in touch.

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ECRU Members

Discover more about our academics, including PhD researchers, and interests.

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Research Toolbox

ECRU has developed various resources and practices of value to researchers working on children's rights or interested in gaining a children and youth's perspective for research in other fields.

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Find out about our upcoming events and calls.

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Research Projects

Find out more about the impact we have through our research projects.

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Strategic Litigation

Read about how we support litigation in various aspects of children's rights.

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Training & Consultancy

See how our expertise informs debate and influences policy.

Child-Centred Legal Resources

Child-Centred Legal Resources

See the legal resources produced to make it easier for children to access their rights.

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Get Involved

Contact us about Postgraduate Research opportunities, internships, and fellowships.