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.
Do you work with street children? If so, we need you to help shape our brand new digital learning network, Building with Bamboo! Continue reading
Consortium for Street Children is delighted to announce that registration for our annual fundraising walk is now open!
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.
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.
A huge congratulations to our fantastic marathon runner, Pamella Bisson, who finished her first London Marathon in 5 hours and 18 minutes!
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.
CSC is very pleased to invite applications from organisations wishing to participate in Building with Bamboo, an international learning project exploring resilience-based approaches to working with street-connected children who are exposed to sexual abuse and sexual exploitation. This exciting two-year project is in partnership with the Oak Foundation. The deadline for applications is 4th April 2016.