Posts By: Intern

Police are murdering street children in Eldoret

Police brutality against street children is not a new issue. A recent horrifying attack on street children in Eldoret, Kenya, by local and paramilitary police units has sparked for calls for the Director of Public Prosecutions to investigate. Continue reading

Student donates 3000 Swiss Francs to CSC

We’d like to give a gigantic thank you to Minami, a student in Switzerland, for donating 3000 Swiss Francs to us.

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CSC Annual General Meeting 2016 briefing for members

This briefing gives details of Consortium for Street Children’s plans to promote General Comment implementation that will be discussed at the Annual General Meeting 2016.

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CSC’s annual Research Conference Update

Is it time for rights-based change or changing rights?

Legal, social and practical strategies for street-connected children

Are you working in Child Rights? Are you a practitioner, policy maker or researcher? Then join the Consortium for Street Children on 3rd November for our fourth annual Research Conference.

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Street-connected children’s issues brought to the UN Human Rights Council by a report of the Special Rapporteur on adequate housing

Leilani Farha, the UN Special Rapporteur on adequate housing, presented her 2016 annual report at the 31st session of the Human Rights Council in March 2016. Her report qualifies homelessness as a global human rights crisis that is being largely ignored by international human rights institutions and national governments.

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Official call for written submissions on the General Comment on children in street situations

The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child is currently drafting a General Comment on children in street situations. In order to reflect the diversity of experiences, opportunities and challenges facing children in street situations, the Committee is calling on States parties, civil society and other interested parties to make written submissions. Continue reading