Asociación Civil Observatorio de Prisiones Arequipa - OPA - BICE - ONG de protection des droits de l'enfant

Asociación Civil Observatorio de Prisiones Arequipa – OPA




Organisation type



Intervention field

  • To contribute to the promotion of human dignity, in the exercise of the children rights and the recognition and appreciation of the role of children as social actors.
  • To promote respect for prisoners and ex-convicts in international, multilateral and national laws.

Goals and activities

Support forinstitutionalized children.

Poles of experience

  • Children deprived of liberty
  • Children in conflict with the law
  • Child health and development
  • Children Rights

Field projects

  • Training of actors in the legal and penitentiary worlds regarding knowledge and respect of the rights of persons deprived of liberty.
  • OPA offers trainings in drug and AIDS prevention, in partnership with the Ministry of Health. These courses are targeted to children in conflict with the law and institutionalized ones, as well as mentors and educators.
  • Socio-legal monitoring of children deprived of liberty.
  • Business training courses.


To promote the application of alternative sentences to imprisonment.


Types of institutions, research on social and legal conditions and on the origins of detained children. Children in detention, second-class citizens.

Contact details

Observatorio de Prisiones Arequipa : Niños Libres

Beaterio N-.281 cercado

Phones: 054 – 346365 / 054 95-9330361

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