About us

Defence for Children International-Mauritius

Defence for Children International–Mauritius is an organisation working towards promoting and safeguarding the Rights of Children in Mauritius with a special focus on juvenile justice.

DCI-Mauritius is a volunteer organisation comprising  lawyers, academia, probation officers and other volunteers. DCI-Mauritius relies on donation to carry out its activities and all of our work is done by volunteers. We currently have no full time staff.

Our Focus

Defence for Children International – Mauritius conducts community based programmes in the following fields:

  • Juvenile Justice
  • Access to education
  • Promotion and education of Human Rights and Children Rights
  • Provide legal training to children
  • Provide legal advice to children in need.

In addition, DCI-Mauritius monitors and documents abuses committed against and by juvenile and the legal framework in the Republic of Mauritius.