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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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

CSC is recruiting a Digital Officer

As Digital Officer (Shared Learning), you will develop CSC’s digital content across a number of platforms, including its online Global Resource Centre.

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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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British Airways Community and Conservation Day 2015

Wednesday 2nd December saw the annual British Airways Community and Conservation Day held at their head offices in Heathrow.

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The forgotten ones – unaccompanied teenage boys are slipping through the net in Greek refugee crisis

Vulnerable unaccompanied teenagers are being forgotten in the ongoing refugee crisis in Greece.

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CSC is recruiting a Resilience Project Manager

The role of the Resilience Project Manager is to lead delivery of CSC’s 2-year Oak Foundation-funded “Building with Bamboo’’ project, engaging with the CSC membership to implement a sustainable Network Strategy beyond the life of the project.

Please download the full Job description using the link Resilience Manager JD 271015

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I move, therefore I am not: CSC’s Research Conference on 5th November

Consortium for Street Children’s annual Research Conference this year will explore different conceptualisations of street-connected children’s identities. It will address the fluidity of their identities and consider the implications of this for researchers, practitioners and street children.

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