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Job Opportunity: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Officer

Do you have an interest in helping street children? We have an exciting new role available in our small, yet dynamic, team.  Continue reading

New partnership with Red Nose Day Fund USA to keep street-connected children safe

Consortium for Street Children is delighted to announce a new two-year partnership with the Red Nose Day Fund.

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New corporate partnership with leading global law firm, Baker & McKenzie

Consortium for Street Children are proud to announce new corporate partnership with leading global law firm, Baker & McKenzie.

Leading international law firm, Baker & McKenzie, will partner with the world’s only global network of street children’s organisations, Consortium for Street Children (CSC), over the next three years.  

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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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Counting Webinar 13th September

In 1989 Unicef estimated that there were 100 million street children in the world. This figure was repeated in 2002 and again in 2005. However, it is a figure that has been repeatedly criticised as being invalid and having no basis in fact.

However challenging, obtaining accurate data on street children is essential for practitioners, policy-makers and donors alike, who can use this information to better direct their programmes, policies and to target and evaluate their funding streams.

CSC’s next Counting Webinar, an opportunity for practitioners and academics to share knowledge and expertise on counting, will take place on the 13th of September from 3:00 – 4:45 pm GMT.

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Just Walk for Street Children – taking bookings now!

Consortium for Street Children is delighted to announce that registration for our annual fundraising walk is now open!

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Pioneering consultation events: the voices of hundreds of street-connected children worldwide heard by the UN

The voices of hundreds of street-connected children around the world have been heard by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, thanks to the unique consultations with children organised in February to April 2016 by Consortium for Street Children.

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Cinnamon Club initiative a huge success

In April, the Consortium for Street Children joined forces with the world famous Cinnamon Club to help raise funds for street-connected children worldwide, and boost awareness about the International Day for Street Children held on 12th April.

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