The Consortium for Street Children (CSC) is a global network that raises street children’s voices, promotes their rights and improves their lives. We do this through our focus on advocacy, research and network development.

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CSC’s annual Research Conference Update

Is it time for rights-based change or changing rights?

Legal, social and practical strategies for street-connected children

Are you working in Child Rights? Are you a practitioner, policy maker or researcher? Then join the Consortium for Street Children on 3rd November for our fourth annual Research Conference.

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Urgently Seeking Freelance Communications Officer

Do you have experience coordinating and managing events? Want to help create a campaign that has the potential to make substantial, lasting change to street children globally? Are you available to start work ASAP (by 14th October)?

If the answer is Yes! (Or you know someone perfect for this) we have a VERY exciting opportunity, but you’ll need to act quick….

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Internship: Network Development and Membership Opportunity

Do you have an interest in helping street children? Or are you looking to gain experience in business development? We’re seeking a Network Development and Membership Intern to join our small, yet dynamic, team to help build CSC’s network of members.

Apply by midnight Wednesday 12th October to be considered.

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Get involved

Resource Centre

Visit the world's largest online collection of publications and research reports on street children.

Demand a Day

Join thousands of others and sign our petition calling for a UN recognised day for street children.

Social media

Join our growing community of supporters on social media – follow us on Twitter or like us on Facebook.


You can make a vital difference to our work and help improve the lives of street children around the world.

Our network

Member spotlight

Laughter Africa works with street children to fulfil their aspirations and to help them to bring about positive change in their lives in the following ways:

(1) By trying to trace the street children’s families in the hope that they can be reunited with their family. Continue reading