Our CEO, Dr Sarah Thomas de Benitez survived the Mexico City earthquake when she was a young diplomat. Continue reading
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Siân here, Network Development and Resilience Project Manager for CSC, and this week, temporarily based in Kathmandu, Nepal! Our new learning project Building with Bamboo, in partnership with the Oak Foundation, is kicking off, and I have been spending time with CWISH, our learning partner here in the Nepalese capital. Continue reading
CSC are very pleased to announce that we have now selected three learning partners for Building with Bamboo! Continue reading
Our new Identities Briefing Paper 2016, I move, therefore I am not – Exploring different conceptualisations of street-connected children’s identities, is now available. The Paper was produced based on the findings of our Research Conference 2015.
International Day for Street Children (12th April), led by the Consortium for Street Children (CSC), is a worldwide call to challenge routine discrimination of street children and halt the violence they face each day in public spaces.
The 6th International Day for Street Children takes place on 12th April 2016, providing a platform for millions of street children around the world to speak out so that their rights cannot be ignored.
This year Consortium for Street Children (CSC) wants to challenge negative perceptions of street children and highlights their potential.
For the first time street children across the world have a unique chance to make their voices heard and influence governments.
Street children from over 25 countries are taking the lead in seven pioneering consultation events and their views will be reflected in the forthcoming UN Committee on the Rights of the Child’s General Comment on Children in Street Situations.
CSC trustee Pamella Bisson was once a homeless child struggling to survive on the streets of Rio, Brazil, with her family and later a homeless teenager in London.