Tag results for "Child/youth services"

 

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Pledge a Pad

Pledge a Pad is a youth-led organisation based at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. A group of students founded the organisation in 2010 to address the lack of menstrual […]

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UNGEI Case Study Summary: The Role of Girls’ Education in Pendekezo Letu’s Interventions in Nairobi

Pendekezo Letu (PKL) works to strengthen the entire environment in which street girls exist: the legal system, community structures, schools, families and the girls themselves. Their programmes are based in […]

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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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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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The Warren Centre

Established in 1983, The Warren Youth Project provides vital support services to young people in Hull. The Warren Centre offers free support, guidance, training, education, counselling, employability skills/training, and creative […]

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Health Child

Health Child was started in 2006 by three people who came together to contribute towards children and women wellbeing after working with communities in micro-finance companies. One on the founders […]

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Eshet Children and Youth Development Organization

Eshet Children and Youth Development Organization (ECYDO) is a non-governmental, non-profit organisation with a goal of improving the opportunities for children and young people. ECYDO cares about the social and […]

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CHADET

CHADET is a charitable organisation registered in Ethiopia that works for the protection and welfare of children found under difficult circumstances. The establishment of CHADET coincided with the period when […]

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Communicating with Children; Helping Children in Distress

In times of war, disaster and emergency, children become lost or abandoned, experience deprivation and ill-treatment, and witness violence. Beyond protection, food, healthcare, and a home, children need emotional and […]

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Young People’s Views of the Child Protection System in Scotland

Child protection investigations and the number of children on Child Protection Registers are high and constantly rising. In the UK, professionals are bound by legislation to uphold the rights of […]

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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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Which Way Now? Young People’s Experiences of Leaving Care – Researched by Young People in Hull

This report is about young people leaving care in Hull and was researched and put together by young people themselves. Some themes which emerged in the research, such as the […]

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It is the Young Tress that Make a Thick Forest: A Report on Redd Barna’s Learning Experiences with Participatory Rural Appraisal in Kyakatebe, Uganda

Redd Barna Uganda is a non-governmental development organisation which focuses on child-centred community development. It is looking to Participatory Rural Appraisal to achieve more participatory planning. This report describes a […]

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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 […]

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Getting the Measure of Children and Young People’s Participation: An Exploration of Practice in Wales

This chapter in A Handbook of Children and Young People’s Participation reviews the ongoing process of establishing a set of national standards for children and young people’s participation in Wales […]

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Engaging Homeless Youth in Community-Based Participatory Research: A Case Study From Skid Row, Los Angeles

Growing evidence highlights the benefits to youth of involvement in community-based participatory research. Less attention has been paid, however, to the contributions youth can make to helping change health-promoting policy […]

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Degrees of Participation: A Spherical Model the Possibilities for Girls in Kabul, Afghanistan

This is chapter 2.1 in the book Stepping Forward which addresses whether and how to involve girls in programmes for which their participation may be dangerous for them or their […]

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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- […]

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Children’s Future Food Inquiry 

The authors focus on three food settings that characterise children’s lives: pre-school, school, and home, and examine the policies and programmes in place that are intended to support children to […]

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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. […]

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All Together Now: Community Participation for Children and Young People 

In spite of children and young people being involved in many aspects of community life, social policy in the UK often neglects their interests. This book argues that contrary to […]

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“The Kit” How Youth can Evaluate Their Services

This is a document produced by the youth who ran an evaluation of a youth drop-in centre in Ottawa, Canada. It is colourful and mostly-handwritten. The document outlines the process […]

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