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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IDSC 2015

New hope for street children worldwide – Celebrating International Day for Street Children

In this blog article Dr. Sarah Thomas De Benitez, Consortium for Street Children CEO, reflects on the implications of the UN General Comment on Children in Street Situations, as part of International Day for Street Children celebrations:

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International Day for Street Children 2015

12th April 2015 marks the fifth annual International Day for Street Children. This year’s Day is momentous as it celebrates the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child’s decision to produce a General Comment on Children in Street Situations. You can find out more about what this means for street children here.

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New CSC Marathon Walk challenge

Consortium for Street Children is launching a brand new, exciting Marathon Walk event. The event will take place in Windsor on 21 June 2015 and registration is now open for anyone wanting to be part of this new adventure.

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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