Children’s Human Rights Centre of Albania – CRCA is a non-governmental, non-political, non-religious and non-profit organisation. During its operation, CRCA promotes especially the respect of children’s rights, youth, human rights, women and minorities rights.
During its activity, CRCA promotes the fact that the child is born as a bearer of rights, and these rights need to be respected from everybody. One of the primary goals of CRCA’s is child participation in all decision-making process.
During its work, CRCA is forbidden to promote intolerance or discrimination against religion, ethnic origin, disability, race, colour, religion, age, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, social status or political beliefs.
CRCA’s activities and decision-making are independent of the government, governmental institutions, organisations, parties or political parties, religion, business etc. CRCA can be part of networks, alliances or organisations inside and outside the country, who promote the respect for children’s rights, youth, human rights, women, minorities etc.
The Children’s Human Rights Centre of Albania – CRCA works to promote the respect of children and youth rights, to protect them from violence, abuse and exploitation, to develop children and youth rights in Albania and to increase child and youth participation at national and local level, through lobby and advocacy, policy and legislation improvement; capacity building, information and research, and establishment of good models of services of child care and protection. CRCA promotes the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and all other national and international human rights standards.