We take our name from Article 39 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. This entitles children to recover from abuse and mistreatment in environments that nurture their health, self-respect and dignity.

About Us

Article 39 is a small, independent charity which fights for the rights of children living in institutional settings. We registered with the Charity Commission in 2016 (no. 1166092). By 'institutional setting' we mean an establishment that is not a family home and in which a child has been placed by their parents or the authorities for the purposes of care, protection, education, training, detention or punishment. Read more...

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