Consortium for Street Children, members and partners mobilized to work for street-connected children’s rights at a recent workshop in West Africa.
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.
A Golf Day event benefiting Consortium for Street Children was hosted on 10 August 2015 at Sandy Lodge Golf Club, Northwood, Middlesex, HA6 2JD.
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.
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:
12th April 2015 marks the fifth annual International Day for Street Children. This year’s Day is momentous as it celebrates the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child’s decision to produce a General Comment on Children in Street Situations. You can find out more about what this means for street children here.
Consortium for Street Children is launching a brand new, exciting Marathon Walk event. The event will take place in Windsor on 21 June 2015 and registration is now open for anyone wanting to be part of this new adventure.
Tesco is one of the world leading retailers and has been a corporate partner of CSC since 2006.
In 2012, CSC were one of three beneficiaries to each receive a £233,000 donation from the sale of 2011 Tesco Charity Christmas Cards. Over the years, Tesco has supported the development of CSC’s toolkits, including the ‘Nothing about us without us’ street-connected girls toolkit published in 2014.
CSC’s new toolkit, Nothing About Us Without Us was formally launched at our AGM in London on 26th November 2014. The toolkit supports organisations to develop good practices when working with adolescent street-connected girls. Continue reading