Tag results for "Participatory Action Research"

Participatory Action Research (PAR) is an approach to enquiry in which researchers and participants work together to understand a situation and change it for the better.

 

project

CLARISSA

CLARISSA is a programme co-developing, with stakeholders, innovative and context-appropriate ways to increase options for children to avoid engagement in hazardous, exploitative labour in Bangladesh, Myanmar and Nepal. It is […]

Learn More

organisation

The Centre for Children and Young People’s Participation

The Centre for Children and Young People’s Participation, established in 2007, is a research, teaching and networking hub concerned with children and young people’s participation, inclusion and empowerment. They implement […]

Learn More

organisation

Mestizo Arts & Activism Collective (MAAC)

The Mestizo Arts and Activism Collective (MAA) is a university-community partnership located in the Westside of Salt Lake City, Utah. They are a group of high school students, undergraduate mentors, […]

Learn More

organisation

Children Unite

Children Unite is a registered, UK-based charity that promotes participatory approaches to working with exploited children. Since 2010 Children Unite has worked in over 15 countries in Africa, Asia and […]

Learn More

resource

Children in Focus: A Manual for Participatory Research with Children

This is a training manual for preparing researchers who plan to work with children, which covers topics ranging from ethical considerations in sample selection to data presentation. The manual gives […]

Learn More

resource

Listening and Learning Toolkit

This toolkit introduces the user to the L&L methodology, identifies the key considerations for a successful process, and includes guidance on best practice for implementing this research method. The “Listening […]

Learn More

resource

Children and Young People’s Participation (CYPP) Training Workshop Guide

This manual is designed to support organisations to promote children and young people’s participation and inclusion in project planning, implementation and evaluation.

Learn More

project

Growing Up in Cities Canada

In Growing up in Cities Canada, IICRD brought a focus to the importance of engaging young people in creating child and youth friendly communities and including them in the decision-making […]

Learn More

project

A Community-Driven Intervention to Reduce Teenage Pregnancy in Two Districts in Sierra Leone

Starting in 2012, the Inter-Agency Learning Initiative on Strengthening Community-Based Child Protection Mechanisms and Child Protection Systems established a community-owned and driven intervention to reduce teenage pregnancy in the Moyamba […]

Learn More

resource

Young People Leaving Care: Participatory Research to Improve Child Welfare Practices and the Rights of Children and Young People

This paper discusses participatory research with young people who are leaving public care in Finland to begin independent lives. The aim of the research, organised by SOS Children’s Villages International, […]

Learn More

resource

You Defend What You Feel: ‘Presencing’ Nature as ‘Experiential Knowing’

This article reflects on a youth-led action research process on climate change adaptation carried out in Cuba between 2013 and 2015. The research explored the question: ‘How are Cuban youth […]

Learn More

resource

Urban Community Development With a Focus on the Status of Children in Exceptionally Difficult Circumstances

This paper is a report of phase 1 of the project ‘Children in exceptionally difficult circumstances’ in Amman, Jordan which sought to investigate and characterise the problems confronted by children, […]

Learn More

resource

The Growing Up in Cities Project: Global Perspectives on Children and Youth as Catalysts for Community Change

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child contains a set of “participation clauses” which are leading members of development agencies, municipal offices, and community organizations to incorporate […]

Learn More

resource

Promoting Climate Change Transformation with Young People in Brazil: Participatory Action Research Through a Looping Approach

Amid research into the mounting social and environmental threats presented by climate change, young people’s everyday experiences and knowledges are often overlooked, despite being the generation that will be most […]

Learn More

resource

Negotiating Change: Working with Children and their Employers to Transform Child Domestic Work in Iringa, Tanzania

This paper documents the practical and action-oriented findings of an investigation into child domestic work undertaken in Iringa, Tanzania from 2005 to 2007. It provides an overview of the experiences […]

Learn More

resource

Let’s Win this Game Together’: Children’s Rights Violations; Macro-Securitisation and the Transformative Potential of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil

Sport’s transformative potential is known to support marginalised children, to deal with traumatic experiences and instil positive values; yet hosting mega sporting events (MSEs) can have negative impacts. Drawing on […]

Learn More

resource

Key Learnings from the PEER Project: A Combined Research Paper

In this research paper the authors describe the aims, general approach and activities of the PEER project. The authors outline the diverse contexts in which they worked. The authors then […]

Learn More

resource

From Play to Participation: Including Children in The Process of Development: A Report on The Findings of a PLA Project with Children in India

This is a draft report of research carried out with children’s club members in India which was designed to examine approaches and methods to effectively listen to children’s voices and […]

Learn More

resource

Exploring the Role of Children and Young People as Agents of Change in Sustainable Community Development

In 2007, the Department for Children Schools and Families in the UK outlined the Sustainable Schools Strategy setting out an agenda for schools and environmental education. While many schools made […]

Learn More

resource

China Earthquake Relief: Participatory Action Work with Children

This article presents a community-focused participatory action project designed to promote children’s resilience in the early aftermath of the cataclysmic May 2008 Earthquake in Beichuan, China. Thirty children aged 7- […]

Learn More

resource

Building Towards Effective Participation: A Learning-based Network Approach to Youth Participation

Youth is a phase of life during which people acquire culturally defined roles and statuses. These positions are mobile, as young people navigate between different locations of membership and marginalisation. […]

Learn More

resource

Approaches to Children’s Work and Rights in Nepal

Current economic and political trends present particular challenges for countries dealing with the development of industry without the social infrastructure needed to uphold citizens’ rights. As free trade demands competitiveness […]

Learn More

resource

A Community-Driven Approach to Reducing Teenage Pregnancy in Sierra Leone Midline Evaluation Brief

Preliminary evidence from a 2009 global evidence review suggested that community-based child protection mechanisms are likely to be more effective and sustainable if they are linked with formal aspects of […]

Learn More