The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child will develop a General Comment on Children in Street Situations, this comes two decades after the UN General Assembly first called for a General Comment on street children. Continue reading
This year we asked network members and others working with street children to promote the campaign for UN recognition through their own events on and around the Day by asking street children: “If the whole world was listening, what would you say”?
Many of us have seen children on the streets when we have been holidaying abroad. Out late seemingly with no place to go. They may be less noticeable here, in the towns and the cities of the UK, but the reality is that 100,000 children here run away from home each year. Continue reading
Lion Paresh Modasia is embarking on a 19 day trekking/mountaineering across Mount Everest Mera Peek expedition (6461 meters) Everest Base Camp is about 5000m but we are going higher. The views along the trip are the best in the world. From the summit of Mera Peak there are incredible views of four great peaks of Baruntse, Chamlang, Nau Lekh and Makalu, and of course other unnamed peaks of the great Everest in the background. The temperatures can drop as low as minus 25 degrees at night. Continue reading
Work is complete on CSC’s ‘Working with adolescent street girls’ toolkit. CSC developed the toolkit in direct response to our network members’ need for guidance of this type.
British Airways is one of the world’s leading airlines and partnered CSC through its Community and Conservation programme for over 10 years, until 2016. CSC received support through BA’s flight bursary scheme.