We’d like to give a gigantic thank you to Minami, a student in Switzerland, for donating 3000 Swiss Francs to us.
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.
Do you want to be part of a community that generates knowledge, improves interventions and creates sustainable change for street children?
Building with Bamboo is our new international learning project, in partnership with Oak Foundation, exploring how resilience-based approaches can improve outcomes for street-connected children exposed to sexual abuse and sexual exploitation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sadly Dr. Sarah Thomas de Benitez will be stepping down from her CEO role at the end of the year, due to her family’s expedited relocation to Asia at the end of this year. In her time at the helm, Sarah has made an enormous contribution to the CSC: creating our 5-year strategy, building and bringing stability to the Executive team, spearheading the UN General Comment initiative, strengthening research, and beginning to place the organisation on a more even keel through diverse sources of funding. Continue reading