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Representing the Child Victim’s Rights in the Interest of Criminal Justice. A Study of the Special Representative for Children

Research project This research project aims to explore and analyse the roles, functions and features of the legal professional who is assigned to safeguard the child victim’s rights in the criminal justice process.

Head of project

Maria Forsman
Associate professor

Project overview

Project period:

2015-02-01 2017-02-28


Brottsofferfonden, 2015-2016: SEK 1,600,000

Participating departments and units at Umeå University

Faculty of Social Sciences

Research subject


Project description

Lawyering for Child Victims in Sweden