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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International Day for Street Children 2015

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.

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New CSC Marathon Walk challenge

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.

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Launch of street girls toolkit

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

Research Conference 2014

Do I count if you count me? A critical look at counting street-connected children

Consortium for Street Children’s annual Research Conference will this year address the challenges and opportunities of counting street-connected children. Continue reading

UNCRC to develop General Comment on Children in Street Situations

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

"If the whole world was listening"

IDSC 2014 success!

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”?

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Why We Must Work Alongside the UN So the Voices of Street Children Can Be Heard

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