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Children’s Rights Innovation Fund (CRif)

The Children’s Rights Innovation Fund (CRif) is a grant-making fund and donor learning community. They aim to reinvigorate and transform the global children’s rights field by building power with youth […]

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Improving Justice in Child Contact: Participation Toolkit

This toolkit was produced as part of the Improving Justice in Child Contact (IJCC) project, which ran from November 2018 – January 2021. The toolkit complements wider resources on rights-centred […]

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Elevate Children Funders Group

Established in 2011, Elevate Children Funders Group (ECFG) is the leading global network of funders focused exclusively on the wellbeing and rights of children and youth. ECFG currently has 19 […]

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Manufacturing Moral Panic: Weaponizing Children to Undermine Gender Justice and Human Rights

Summary This report is about how faith-based, gender-restrictive groups are using children and child protection rhetoric to manufacture moral panic and mobilise it against human rights related to gender justice, […]

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Moving Towards Children as Partners in Child Protection in COVID-19 Guide: From Participation to Partnerships

The ‘Moving Towards Children as Partners in Child Protection in COVID-19 Guide: From Participation to Partnerships’ offers quick tips and tools and adaptations to common tools to start engaging with […]

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Reconstructing Children’s Rights Institute

The Reconstructing Children’s Rights Institute, hosted by the CPC Learning Network, is a multi-part series of conversations and resources for learning, information sharing and actionable next steps.  In this series of […]

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Catalytic Action

Catalytic Action is a charity that works to empower vulnerable children and their communities through participatory built interventions. They champion the co-production of dignified built environments where everyone can take […]

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DeCID

The DeCID project is a partnership between Bartlett Development Planning Unit (DPU) at University College London and Catalytic Action. The project aims to develop a new approach for the participatory […]

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YOUR world research – Insecurity and uncertainty: Marginalised youth living rights in fragile and conflict affected situations in Nepal and Ethiopia

Youth Uncertainty Rights (YOUR) World Research has carried out qualitative and participatory research with over 1000 of the most marginalised young people across eight fragile environments in Ethiopia and Nepal. […]

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Learning from a Living Archive: Rejuvenating Child and Youth Rights and Participation

This working paper reflects the findings of the first phase of the REJUVENATE project, which set out to understand and map approaches to integrating children, youth, and community participation in […]

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Pendekezo Letu

Pendekezo Letu, meaning “our choice” in Swahili, is a Kenyan non-governmental organisation that was established in May 1997 to assist street children and their families escape abject poverty and lead […]

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Child Hope

Child Hope UK was set up and supported by UNICEF and Save The Children (Sweden) in 1989. Today, all of their programme work is delivered through local partners. They work […]

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Girl Child Network

Girl Child Network is a community-based activist development organisation that seeks to promote the rights and empowerment of the girl child in the home, school and community. Girl Child Network […]

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Tostan

Tostan is an international nonprofit headquartered in Dakar, Senegal. Tostan uses a three-year empowerment programme that puts rural communities in charge of their own futures. Communities set their own vision […]

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Sauti ya Wanawake

Sauti Ya Wanawake – Pwani (The Voice of Women), popularly known as Sauti, started as a local women’s movement in Mombasa, Kenya in 2001. Sauti aims to create a safe […]

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Promundo

Promundo, whose name means “for the world,” was founded in 1997 in Brazil with the belief that gender equality is a social “good” for the world, and that overcoming gender […]

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Otto Benecker Foundation

The Otto Benecker Foundation was founded in 1996 by young people in Mathare, the second largest informal settlement in Nairobi, Kenya. The foundation began as a girls’ football team that […]

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Peace Trust

Peace Trust is a non-partisan, non-political, secular and non-governmental organisation engaged in promoting eradication of child labour, welfare of migrant labour, protection of environment and awareness of health and hygiene. […]

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Mama Cash

Mama Cash was conceived around a kitchen table in Amsterdam in 1983. Since then, it has grown from a group of five feminist activists into an international fund that supports […]

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MAEJT (African Movement of Working Street Children and Youth)

Started in 1994 in Côte d’Ivoire, Le Mouvement Africain des Enfants et Jeunes Travailleurs (MAEJT) is a child-led organisation aimed at protecting working children and youth. MAEJT currently operates in […]

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Kiota Womens Health and Development (KIWOHEDE)

Kiota Womens Health and Development (KIWOHEDE) is a non- government organisation which focuses on promoting reproductive health, children’s rights, development and advocacy. The organisation was founded in 1998 by health […]

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Elimu Mwangaza

Elimu Mwangaza, Tanzania is dedicated to ending child abuse and violence and supporting vulnerable girls and boys to access quality education in Tanzania. Their aim is to raise awareness in […]

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CRIN

CRIN is a creative think tank that produces new and dynamic perspectives on human rights issues, with a focus on children’s rights. CRIN challenges the status quo because the norms […]

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CWISH

Children-Women in Social Service and Human Rights (CWISH) is a women-led not for profit, non-government organization (NGO), established in 1993 with an aim to ensure social justice, protection and promotion […]

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Concern for the Girl Child

Concern for the Girl Child (CGC), founded by Dr.Ann F Hayes and the late Freddie Henry Kasozi in 2001, is a child-focused Non-Government Organisation in Uganda. CGC’s major purpose is […]

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Child-to-Child

Child to Child is an international child-rights agency located at the Institute of Education, University of London. A pioneer of the children’s participation movement, the Child to Child concept was […]

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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 […]

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Consortium for Street Children (CSC)

Consortium for Street Children (CSC) is the only global network dedicated to raising the voices of street-connected children. CSC works with more than 130 community organisations, national and international non-governmental […]

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Practice Standards in Children’s Participation

The what, why, and how of each of Save the Children’s child participation practice standards. The primary purpose of these practice standards is to ensure consistent high quality child participation […]

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Participation Spice it Up! : Practical Tools for Engaging Children and Young People in Planning and Consultations

Packed full of practical tools and ideas for engaging children and young people, Participation – Spice it Up! is serious fun and a fun way to deal with serious issues. […]

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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 […]

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A Handbook of Children and Young People’s Participation: Perspectives from Theory and Practice

A Handbook of Children and Young People’s Participation brings together key thinkers and practitioners from diverse contexts across the globe to provide an authoritative overview of contemporary theory and practice […]

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Budget Monitoring within a Rights-Based Framework: Children Participating in Governance (CPG)

IDASA’s Children Participating in Governance (CPG) project is about budget monitoring within a rights-based framework. The objectives of the project were to: To create opportunities for children in South Africa […]

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Tostan’s Community Empowerment Program (CEP)

Since the start of Tostan’s Community Engagement Programme (CEP), 7,200 communities in Western African in eight different countries have publicly declared to end female genital mutilation and child marriage. An […]

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Children’s Right2Food Campaign

The Children’s Right2Food Campaign is a nationwide initiative to ensure every child in the UK can access and afford good food, and was shaped by the findings of the Children’s […]

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Young People’s Participation in Fiji: Understanding Conceptualizations and Experiences

Young people’s participation has become a cliché in western democracies. In the case of Fiji, it is a novel concept, not because young people have not participated before but because […]

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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, […]

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Working With Young Children as Co-Researchers: An Approach Informed by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

Under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), children have the right to express their views on all matters affecting them and to have those views […]

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Meeting the Rights of Children affected by Armed Conflict

Innovation involves the development and implementation of new ideas, methods, products and approaches to promote positive change. Whilst innovation is often side lined in humanitarian settings due to the prioritisation […]

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Supporting the Development of Children’s Groups and Networks in Afghanistan: Reflections on Practice and Possibilities

This article draws upon participatory field work experience with girls and boys in Afghanistan to highlight possibilities, to challenge misconceptions, and to reflect upon constraints and challenges for children’s participation. […]

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Research With, By, For and About Children: Lessons from Disaster Contexts

There is a need for critically informed studies that include children’s perspectives on the role of children in disaster contexts, given the increased incidence of disasters resulting from the global […]

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Reflections from the Children’s Participating in Governance Project: Budget Monitoring within a Rights-Based Framework

Children growing up in a young democracy have a window of opportunity to advocate for their own rights, and engage in governance issues. Children’s participation in governance ensures that their […]

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Operationalising the Rights Agenda: Participatory Rights Assessment in Peru and Malawi

Throught the 1990s, debates about human rights and development increasingly converged. With a renewed focus on poverty reduction, international agencies have moved away from a narrow concern with the poverty […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Girls in Armed Forces and Groups in Angola: Implications for Ethical Research and Reintegration in Child Soldiers in the Age of Fractured States

One of the most significant violations of human rights is the recruitment of children, defined under international law as people under eighteen years of age, into armed forces such as […]

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Evaluation of UNICEF-supported Child-Friendly Spaces in the Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) November 2013–November 2014

On 8 November 2013, super Typhoon Haiyan became one of the most powerful tropical storms ever recorded, striking the Visayas region of the Philippines and causing massive death and destruction. […]

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Conditions for Effective Children’s Participation, According to Children’s Voices

This study focuses on the conditions that children’s participation experiences that take place in different educational settings, such as the school, leisure education and children’s councils, should fulfill. The findings […]

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Citizenship Knows No Age: Children’s Participation in The Governance and Municipal Budget of Barra Mansa, Brazil

This paper describes the development of a children’s participatory budget council in the city of Barra Mansa (Brazil), to which 18 boys and 18 girls are elected by their peers […]

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Children’s Rights as Living Rights: The Case of Street Children and a new Law in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

In this article the authors propose the notion of living rights to highlight that children, whilst making use of notions of rights, shape what these rights are, and become, in […]

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Child Brigade: An Organisation of Street Working Children in Bangladesh

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989) marks the movement of children from the margins of development thinking to the centre of development concerns. The language […]

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Ask us Too! Doing Participatory Research with Disabled Children in the Global South

This article considers how disabled children and young people living in the global south can be included actively in research that explores their lives. While acknowledging the complex, theoretical dilemmas […]

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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 […]

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‘Doing It Right?’: Working with Young Researchers in Malawi to Investigate Children, Transport and Mobility

This paper explores involving children in Malawi in research about young people, mobility and transport, respecting their rights of participation, education, and protection from exploitation. The Malawi study forms one […]

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