Tag results for "Child/youth-led work"

 

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Planet Divoc-91

This project encourages the use of creative methodologies that are steered by young people themselves while bridging global and intergenerational divides through storytelling and creativity.  PLANET DIVOC-91 is a nine-part […]

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COVID-19 Discussion Paper: Youth & the COVID-19 Crisis in Conflict-Affected Contexts

For almost a decade, Search for Common Ground (Search) has co-led the global coalition on Youth, Peace and Security (YPS) to increase young people’s role as collaborative political and peacebuilding […]

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Rise Up

Rise Up activates women and girls to transform their lives, families and communities for a more just and equitable world through investment in local solutions, strengthening leadership, and building movements. […]

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Networks for Change and Well-being: Girl-led ‘From the Ground Up’ Policy Making to Address Sexual Violence in Canada and South Africa

The Networks for Change and Wellbeing project draws on methods and approaches to learning ‘from the ground up’ (digital story-telling, participatory video, cellphilms, drawing and mapping, along with social media) […]

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Purposeful

Purposeful is an Africa-rooted global hub for girls’ organising and activism. They believe that another world is not only possible, it is already being built right here and now, in […]

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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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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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¿Cuál es la verdad?

This project focuses on Quibdó, the capital of Chocó in the Colombian Pacific: a remote area disproportionately affected by armed conflict and home to mainly Afro-Colombian and indigenous populations who […]

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inHive Global

inHive supports alumni network building. They aim to give young people from low-resourced communities and experiencing various forms of marginalisation access to social capital in forms of connections, relationships, and […]

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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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Shifting the Field: Philanthropy’s role in strengthening child- and youth-led community rooted groups

In 2019, Elevate Children Funders Group (ECFG) commissioned the exploratory study, ‘Philanthropy’s role in strengthening child- and youth-led community rooted groups.’ The objective of this study was to map current […]

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Acinonyx Cervidae Hircus: Child-led evaluation of the PPA programme in Cambodia

Plan International and the UK Department for International Development collaboratively developed the Building Skills for Life Programme through a Programme Partnership Agreement. This programme sought to empower adolescent girls and […]

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YOUR World Research Insecurity and Uncertainty: Marginalised youth living rights in fragile and conflict affected situations in Ethiopia and Nepal International Report on Findings and Impact

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

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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 […]

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Youth Network for Sustainable Development (YNSD)

Youth Network for Sustainable Development (YNSD) is a non-governmental, non-profit making indigenous organisation in Ethiopia which was founded in 2003 by four school clubs and fifteen youth associations. Currently, YNSD […]

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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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People in Need Agency (PINA)

People In Need Agency (PINA) is a youth-led non- governmental organisation registered by the government of Uganda, Wakiso district, Entebbe Municipal Council and Makindye Ssabagabo Municipality. It was established to […]

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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, […]

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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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Kwa Wazee

Kwa Wazee Switzerland is a charitable association according to Swiss law, based in Bern. It provides a prominent part of the funding for the partner organisation Kwa Wazee Nshamba which […]

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FRIDA

FRIDA provides young feminist organisers with the resources they need to amplify their voices and bring attention to the social justice issues they care about. FRIDA enables the support, flexibility […]

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Aware Girls

Aware Girls is a young women-led organisation working for women empowerment, gender equality, and peace in Pakistan. They are working to strengthen the leadership capacity of young women enabling them […]

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AnaTaban

Ana Taban is a South Sudanese artists’ collective dedicated to bringing peace to the country. It is formed of young painters, muralists, musicians, designers, poets and performers. First started in […]

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Action for Fundamental Change and Development

Action for Fundamental Change and Development (AFFCAD) is a youth-led nonprofit organization founded in 2009 to transform living conditions in Kampala’s poorest slum areas by empowering the children, youth and […]

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PEER Action Guide – By Young Roma for Young Roma and ALL children

PEER is a consortium of 12 partners from Romania, the UK, Bulgaria, Cyprus, France, Spain, Lithuania, Ireland and Italy. It has supported more than 500 Roma young people to learn […]

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Youth Radio for Peacebuilding: A Guide

This is a guidebook, not a workshop or conference report. It has been written for radio broadcasters (adults and youth) who want to make good, entertaining youth radio programmes which […]

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Accomodating Religious Identity in Youth Peace-Building Programs

This toolkit presents an overview of how youth programs across the globe accommodate religion, identifying positive outcomes and challenges from case studies in the field. The toolkit starts by examining […]

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Engaging and Recruiting Girls in Peacebuilding Programs

This toolkit offers concrete guidance for program managers to ensure girls are clearly thought about during a program’s cycle. It is a guide for positive and meaningful engagement of girls […]

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Supporting the Design and Implementation of Youth-led Research Projects

This guidance note presents some of the lessons learned by youth-led research projects in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Burundi, and Tanzania. The intention of this document is to […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Inuka! Supporting Vulnerable Youth to Participate in Community Peace and Security Efforts in Coastal Kenya

Starting in 2016, Search for Common Ground partnered with three local civil society organizations, the Kenya Muslim Youth Alliance, the Kiunga Youth Bunge Initiative, and Muslims for Human Rights, to […]

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PEER

The PEER Project (Participation Experiences and Empowerment for Roma youth) involves partners in nine countries working with Roma children and young people aged from 8-18 to empower and build capacity […]

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VoiceMore

VoiceMore is War Child’s youth advocates development programme which empowers young people affected by armed conflict to share their experiences and take action to combat issues impacting them. Groups discuss […]

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Tatu Tano

Tatu Tano was established by the organisation Kwa Wazee in response to a request from the grandchildren of beneficiaries of Kwa Wazee. Kwa Wazee – which means older people in […]

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Dreaming of No Judgment: Mi Pleito Against Stereotypes

Dreaming of No Judgement was a one-year research project which focused on how stereotypes about immigrants affect high school students and their community. Students investigated the question: What are the […]

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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 […]

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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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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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Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Education: Children and Adolescents Leading the Way in Tajikistan

This case study is designed to highlight participatory activities and interventions that were undertaken by UNICEF Tajikistan in partnership with Republic of Tajikistan government counterparts, locally-based NGOs and young people. […]

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The Tatu Tano Child-Led Organisation – Building Child Capacity and Protective Relationships Through a Child-Led Organisation, North-Western Tanzania Case Study

This case study tells the story of a child-led organisation called Tatu Tano which was started over ten years ago by a small NGO called Kwa Wazee (Kiswahili for older […]

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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 […]

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Street Children’s Participatory Research

This paper outlines the method and processes used in a piece of participatory research by ten street children to identify the problems of street children. The children selected the research […]

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Shifting the Narrative: Child‐led Responses to Climate Change and Disasters in El Salvador and the Philippines

Children and young people are commonly treated in the climate change and disasters literature as victims of natural events requiring protection by adults. This article critiques that narrative, drawing on […]

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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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Learn to Live Without Violence: Transformative Research by Children and Young People

CESESMA’s work is about empowering young people in their communities, and this booklet shows that work at its best. The research presented here was devised, led and conducted by children […]

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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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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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Child Participation in Programme Planning and Implementation in the Marginalised Youth Projects, Jamaica

This book chapter describes the Paradise Project in Grenada, Jamiaca, which examined the effect of tourism on Grenada’s children. Fifteen young people designed, prepared and carried out their own research.

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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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Child-Led Research: From Participating in Research to Leading It

This study aims to explore how the participation of children and young people in their own child-led research contribute, positively or negatively, to decision-making processes in the context of humanitarian […]

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‘Why Do They Hate Us?’ Reframing Immigration Through Participatory Action Research

Why do ‘they’ hate ‘us’? is a painful starting point for trying to make sense of the tangled web of global restructuring, politics and racism. The discussion draws upon ‘Dreaming […]

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Accountability Lab

The Accountability Lab makes governance work for people by supporting active citizens, responsible leaders and accountable institutions. Their goal is a world in which resources are used wisely, decisions benefit […]

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