Many of us understand the importance of speaking out when things are not right; of taking a stand to make a difference, to improve our communities.
In June 2020 Dujuan Hoosan was awarded the Liberty Victoria Young Voltaire Human Rights Award. Dujuan was chosen for his courage and determination in challenging governments to change the age they imprison children.
Locking up children as young as 10 years old for being ‘difficult’ is by any measure an injustice and an abuse.
Dujuan and his family have shown there can be a better way.