This briefing gives details of Consortium for Street Children’s plans to promote General Comment implementation that will be discussed at the Annual General Meeting 2016.
Is it time for rights-based change or changing rights?
Legal, social and practical strategies for street-connected children
Are you working in Child Rights? Are you a practitioner, policy maker or researcher? Then join the Consortium for Street Children on 3rd November for our fourth annual Research Conference.
What is a rights-based approach? What is the value of using one? And how can it be used to achieve change for street children? Join CSC on Thursday 3rd November 2016 at our fourth annual Research Conference: Is it time for rights-based change or changing rights? Legal, social and practical strategies for street-connected children.
Consortium for Street Children, sends its deepest condolences to the family and friends of Fr Patrick Shanahan who died on Sunday. Patrick was an inspiration to many in the street children community having founded and led many organisations in Africa, including StreetInvest.
CSC are very pleased to announce that we have now selected three learning partners for Building with Bamboo! Continue reading
The voices of hundreds of street-connected children around the world have been heard by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, thanks to the unique consultations with children organised in February to April 2016 by Consortium for Street Children.
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
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”?
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