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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Internship: Network and Development 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 and Development 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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CSC’s annual Research Conference

What is a rights-based approach? What is the value of using one? And how can it be used to achieve change for street children? Join CSC on Thursday 3rd November 2016 at our fourth annual Research Conference: Is it time for rights-based change or changing rights? Legal, social and practical strategies for street-connected children.

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Patrick Shanahan: Street Children Champion and Co-founder of CSC member StreetInvest

Consortium for Street Children, sends its deepest condolences to the family and friends of Fr Patrick Shanahan who died on Sunday. Patrick was an inspiration to many in the street children community having founded and led many organisations in Africa, including StreetInvest.

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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.

Donate

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