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OUR AGM & SEMINAR ON TUESDAY 12 MAY! 

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

THE NAYJ is working with other organisations in the field to encourage government and other criminal justice agencies to provide a child-friendly response to children in the custodial estate during the current crisis (letters added to our Campaigns and Publications page).  

The National Association for Youth Justice (NAYJ) is the only individual membership organisation which exclusively campaigns for the rights of and justice for children and young people in trouble with the law.

NAYJ was formed in 1995 following the amalgamation of two existing organisations, the Association for Youth Justice and the National Intermediate Treatment Federation and in 2010 became a registered charity.

NAYJ seeks to promote the welfare of children and young people in the Youth Justice system in England by campaigning, lobbying, publishing practice and policy papers and providing training events and conferences.

NAYJ is a member of the Standing Committee for Youth Justice, www.scyj.org.uk and of the Children’s Rights Alliance for England, www.crae.org.uk

NAYJ is also a member of the International Juvenile Justice Observatory www.ijjo.org and a founder member of the End Child Imprisonment Campaign

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