On November 14, 2017, U.S. lawmakers introduced H.R. 4391, the "Promoting Human Rights by Ending Israeli Military Detention of Palestinian Children Act" into the U.S. Congress. The bill prohibits U.S. taxpayer funds from supporting grave human rights violations against Palestinian children in the Israeli military detention system.

The resources and action items below provide background on H.R. 4391 as well as the situation of Palestinian children detained by Israeli forces in the Israeli military detention system.

Defense for Children International - Palestine (DCIP) is a local, independent Palestinian human rights organization committed to securing a just and viable future for Palestinian children in the Occupied Palestinian Territory.