Posts By: Consortium for Street Children

Travelling with Bamboo: In Ecuador with Juconi

 

Hi, Siân here! As you will probably know by now, I’ve been on the road launching Building with Bamboo, our new learning project on resilience in partnership with Oak Foundation. Two weeks ago I visited another of our learning partners, this time in Ecuador.

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I move, therefore I am not – Read our new Identities Briefing Paper

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.

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Cold-blooded shooting of three in Guatemala highlights plight of street youth – just as the world marks International Day for Street Children

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.

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Get involved in International Day for Street Children (12th April)

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.

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Consulting street children worldwide

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.

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CSC trustee takes on London Marathon challenge

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.

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