Step 2

Creating an enabling environment

Barnahus is not an island isolated from the context in which it is established. It is, and should be, associated to the legal, socio-economic and cultural context that it operates in.

The European Barnahus Network and the Competence Centre support countries to work towards an enabling environment that ensures the smooth running of Barnahus that are fully integrated in, and contribute to, child-friendly national justice and child protection systems. 

Drawing on our studies, resources and the experience of Barnahus from across Europe, we together look at factors that can contribute to an enabling environment for Barnahus in your country.

Together we explore and develop strategies to ensure that Barnahus plays an integral in ensuring child-friendly justice and child protection:

  • Aware and supportive societies
  • Law and Policy
  • National procedures for criminal investigation, the judicial process, child protection and interagency collaboration
  • Sustainable Resources
  • Interagency commitment

 

Find our related courses, publication, and other resources below, or move on to Step 3 – Establishing the Barnahus. Read more >

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Courses and training

The Competence Centre at the PROMISE Barnahus Network can support your work on getting to yes through a variety of training, courses, and other interventions. Details coming soon. 

Support desk 

The Secretariat of the PROMISE Barnahus Network is the eyes and ears of the Network, and acts as a support desk for Network Members. We stand ready to field your questions and ideas, and to connect you to information and colleagues which might help.

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