Seyaj works to protect and advocate for child victims of serious criminal offenses, exploitation, and abuse by the family and society, such as:
- Sexual violence in all its forms;
- Child smuggling and trafficking;
- Human organ trade;
- Torture and ill-treatment;
- Abduction and enforced disappearance;
- The execution of minors;
- Marriage of young girls.
Since its inception, Seyaj has been working to monitor and document violations and crimes against children’s rights in armed conflicts. The organization has developed its policies and work mechanisms to comply with United Nations treaties and standards, the most prominent of which include the Convention on the Rights of the Child and its optional protocols, and UN Security Council Resolution No. 1612 of 2005 AD, which identified the following violations:
- Killing and maiming of children;
- Recruitment or use of children as soldiers;
- Sexual violence against children;
- Abduction of children;
- Attacks against schools or hospitals;
- Denial of humanitarian access for children.