CSC advocates for the rights of street-connected children in order to influence policy makers worldwide. We consult with our network and the street children they support and then, with the input of our Advocacy Forum, we represent their views and concerns through forums such as:
- The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child
- The All Party Parliamentary Group on Street Children (UK)
- The International Day for Street Children
CSC brings organisations together so that they can collaboratively identify and meet the needs of street connected children. We consult with our network and harness their expertise via:
Research about street-connected children has, historically, been fragmented, hard to access and underused in the development of policies and programmes.
CSC works to address this by acting as a catalyst for researchers, policy makers and grass-roots practitioners to connect with each other. We do this via our:
We aim to be recognised as the go-to place for street children research.