BRIS in EnglishThis is BRIS’ (Children's Rights in Society) English website. Here you can find information on BRIS' organisation and how to contact us.
You can also download the BRIS Report and annual reports as well as other material from our digital library.
Under the link section you can find good and important links to organisations and services with information in English.
BRISBRIS (Children's Rights in Society) is an NGO with no party political or religious affiliations that supports children in distress and is a link between children, adults and the community. All support services build on volunteer work and financial support, primarily from corporate cooperation and private persons, and to a small extent governmental grants.
The goal of BRIS’ support services is to strengthen the rights of children and young people and improve their living conditions, which is done with the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child as a guide. BRIS' shall support vulnerable children and young people in particular, and provide opportunities for children and young people to conduct a dialogue with adults.
BRIS evaluation of webbased servicesThis is an executive summary of the report on BRIS’ effect study on its webbased child contacts, performed in 2011.
Children were asked just before, directly after the contact and ten days later, whether the contact with BRIS made any difference to them and if they found BRIS’ services helpful.
The children give high ratings to BRIS. They find BRIS’ services helpful, feel listened to and taken seriously, and their wellbeing and ability to handle their problems is significantly better just after the contact and even to some extent after ten days.
The BRIS ReportThe BRIS Report is BRIS’ annual report on calls , chats and e-mails to the Children’s Helpline, the BRIS-mail and the BRIS-chat.
Being BRIS’ main advocating tool in the work for Children’s rights in Sweden, the BRIS Report aims to mediate children’s voices by presenting the major trends from the last year’s contacts. The content is coverered through figures and analyses and this year’s report also focuses on BRIS’ current development and activities/reports (around mental illness and economic disadvantage), and upcoming publications.
The Children, BRIS and IT
"The Children, BRIS and IT" is a result of BRIS’ involvement in the Safer Internet
Plus Programme and the "The Young Internet", a safer internet campaign run in
Sweden by the Swedish Media Council at the Government Offices. As part of the
campaign, we made this in-depth study of children’s contacts with us concerning Internet and other ICT-related issues, and translated it into English. In Sweden, the report was published in September, 2011.
Visitor: Sveavägen 38, 5tr
Postal: Box 3415
SE-103 68 Stockholm
Tel: +46 8 598 888 00
Fax: +46 8 598 888 01
The Children's Helpline:
The BRIS-mail and BRIS-chat: www.bris.se
BRIS Adult Helpline – about Children: 077-150 50 50
Membership and donations:
Postal giro 90 15 04-1
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