4th November: Street Children and Legal Identity – by Kirsty Brimelow QC

CSC are delighted to announce a talk on the topic of street children and their legal identities by Kirsty Brimelow QC of Doughty Street Chambers and Chairwoman of the Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales.

This is taking place on Wednesday 4th November at 2pm  open to everyone.

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CSC takes part in StreetInvest’s “Growing up on the Streets” conference

CSC was represented at member StreetInvest’s Knowledge Exchange Conference about its Growing up on the Streets research project in Harare, Zimbabwe in September 2015.

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CSC Research Conference 2015 – Call for research posters

CSC’s annual Research Conference will take place on Thursday 5th November. The Research Expert Forum meeting will take place on Friday 6th November. The  theme this year is street-connected children’s identities, with the title ‘I move, therefore I am not: exploring different conceptualisations of street-connected children’s identities’.

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CSC and its members work for street children’s rights in West Africa

Consortium for Street Children, members and partners mobilized to work for street-connected children’s rights at a recent workshop in West Africa.

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CSC Advocacy & Research and Communications & Fundraising Interns opportunities

We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic intern to support our Advocacy Manager and Advocacy and Research Officer from September 2015 – February 2016 for 3 days per week, and for a Communications and Fundraising intern to support our external communication and fundraising work on a part-time basis.

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CSC speaks up for street children at UN consultation on armed violence

In July 2015, the Consortium for Street Children was represented at a high-level UN consultation on armed violence in the community and children’s right to freedom from violence.

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Golf Day for the Consortium for Street Children a great success

A Golf Day event benefiting Consortium for Street Children was hosted on 10 August 2015 at Sandy Lodge Golf Club, Northwood, Middlesex, HA6 2JD.

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Alison Lane: Director of CSC Member JUCONI Mexico

The Consortium for Street Children community, comprising more than 80 organisations and active in 130 countries, sends our deepest condolences to an outstanding member of our community, JUCONI Mexico, on the death of Alison Lane, its Director General for over 20 years.

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New hope for street children worldwide – Celebrating International Day for Street Children

In this blog article Dr. Sarah Thomas De Benitez, Consortium for Street Children CEO, reflects on the implications of the UN General Comment on Children in Street Situations, as part of International Day for Street Children celebrations:

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