Beijing Children’s Legal Aid and Research Center was established in 1999 and received special consultative status with the UN Economic and Social Council in 2011. It is the most influential child protection organization in China. The center provides free legal assistance to children whose rights have been infringed upon in various parts in China, conducts empirical research, promotes legislative and policy reforms in the area of protection of children in China, and provides lawyers for the protection of minors nationwide working on a pro bono basis. It has also formed a collaborative network consisting of more than 8,000 lawyers. The center has also established long-term cooperative relations with UNICEF, International Save the Children and other international child protection organizations.
National Outstanding Youth Rights Organization, granted by Ministry of Justice and Central Committee of the Communist Youth League, 2001
Beijing Advanced Private Non-enterprise Unit, granted by Beijing Civil Affairs Bureau, 2005
Beijing Advanced Social Organization, granted by Beijing Civil Affairs Bureau and Beijing Human Resources and Social Security Bureau, 2011