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Think piece: Tanzanian children’s experience of violence – implications for practice and programming

This think piece explores the implications for programming of a piece of research that explored with children their experience of harm in school settings and started to investigate whether punitive practices […]

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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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Tanzanian students’ experience of safety and inclusion in school

The project seeks to review the literature on social norms theory and use it to inform an innovative research design that adopts the Theory U process (Scharmer, 2012). The project […]

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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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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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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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Fridays for Future

FRIDAYS FOR FUTURE or FFF, is a global climate strike movement that started in August 2018, when 15-year-old Greta Thunberg began a school strike for climate. On the 8th of […]

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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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Raising Voices

Based in Kampala, Uganda, Raising Voices aims to prevent violence against children and women. Through partnerships with more than 60 organisations spread throughout the Horn, East and Southern Africa, Raising […]

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War Child

War Child was founded in 1993 by filmmakers David Wilson and Bill Leeson and uses music, and high-profile pop stars, to help publicise the plight of children caught up in […]

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Set Her Free

Set Her Free equips Uganda’s most vulnerable girls and young women with the knowledge and skills that they need to lead self-determined lives, forever breaking the cycle of poverty.

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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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Lifting the Barriers

LIBA is a non-profit, non-sectarian, child-centred education development organisation whose vision is a world where all children live happier, healthier and fulfilling lives free from poverty, pain and ignorance. LIBA […]

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Kesho Kenya

Kesho Kenya is a dynamic, medium sized and growing NGO currently facilitating over 700 children to access schools and universities and also supports more than 12,000 of their siblings, peers, […]

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Just Like my Child

Since its inception in 2006, Just Like My Child Foundation (JLMC) has delivered healthcare services, education, microenterprise, social justice, leadership and empowerment programs to over 200,000 individuals—primarily women and children—in […]

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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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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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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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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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Aschiana Foundation

Aschiana (“nest” in Dari Farsi) was founded in 1995 by Engineer Yousef Mohamed to help children working on the streets in Kabul, Afghanistan. Aschiana Foundation invests in the education and […]

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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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(Re)Connect the Nexus (RCTN)

Recent research about the food-water-energy nexus has tended to focus on flows (e.g. between producers and consumers) and ways of governing the nexus. However, there is a real need to […]

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Girl Power Project

Just Like My Child Foundation’s Girl Power Project is a transformational program targeting girls around the world as they enter the most vulnerable juncture of their lives: adolescence. This project […]

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Young Lives

Young Lives was established as an international study of childhood poverty in 2002 when the project started to follow the lives of 12,000 children in Ethiopia, India (in the states […]

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Wasichana Wetu Wafaulu: GEC Kenya

Our Wasichana Wetu Wafaulu, Swahili for ‘let our girls succeed’, project is enabling 72,000 girls, currently in primary school, to complete their current phase of education, achieve improved learning outcomes and […]

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Ready to Learn Programme

The Getting Ready to Learn (GRtL) programme seeks to support preschool education settings with DE-funded places to encourage and develop parental involvement in children’s early learning to ensure maximum parental […]

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Peacebuilding, Education and Advocacy Programme (PBEA) in Burundi

‘Learning for Peace’ – the four-year Peacebuilding, Education and Advocacy Programme – is a partnership between UNICEF, the Government of the Netherlands, the national governments of 14 participating countries and […]

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Good to be Me

Brighton and Hove City Council in the United Kingdom has implemented a Personal, Social, Health and Economic (PSHE) Education Programme of Study to complement the UK Department for Education’s national […]

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ERASMUS+ Virtual Exchange

Since 2018, Search has been leading the consortium in charge of Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange, an innovative project established by the European Union as part of the Erasmus+ programme. Gathering young […]

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Empowering Children through Visual Communication

This research project explores how visual means could be used to improve communication amongst children and between children and adults in the primary school. Drawing on a methodology known as […]

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Children, Transport and Mobility in Sub-Saharan Africa

The project, conducted between May 2006 and April 2010, focused on the mobility constraints faced by girl and boy children in accessing health, educational and other facilities in sub-Saharan Africa […]

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CEMADEN Education Project

The Cemaden Education project– created in 2014 at the National Center for Monitoring and Early Warning of Natural Disasters – CEMADEN, which is connected to the Ministry of Science, Technology, […]

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1001 Nights: Building Children’s Resilience to Violence

1001 Nights: Building Children’s Resilience to Violence was a 12-month project in Tunisia run by Search for Common Ground (SFCG). The aim of the project was to build children’s resilience […]

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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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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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Violence and Vulnerability: Children’s Strategies and the Logic of Violence in Burundi

This study explores how children in conflict-affected Burundi deal with violence in their everyday lives. Focusing on schools as a context in which children are prepared for further roles in […]

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Preliminary Investigation on the Abuse of Girls in Zimbabwean Junior Secondary Schools

This study found that the abuse of girls in the co-educational schools where the research took place was widespread and took the form of aggressive sexual behaviour, intimidation and physical […]

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Mapuche Youth Between Exclusion and the Future: Protest, Civic Society and Participation in Chile

In Chile, indigenous Mapuche teenagers are caught in a deadlock between, on the one hand, parental aspirations and neo-liberal educational processes, and on the other, affective and social ties to […]

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Girl Education Challenge – GEC Wasichana Wote Wasome (Let All Girls Learn) Project Midline Evaluation Report

This is a midline report of the Wasichana Wote Wasome (WWW – ‘Let All Girls Learn’) project. The project aims to improve school enrolment, retention, attendance and learning outcomes for […]

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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 […]

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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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Empowering Children Through Visual Communication: A Research Project Funded by CfBT

This research project explores how visual means could be used to improve communication amongst children and between children and adults in the primary school. Drawing on a methodology known as […]

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Cultural Relativity in Ghana: Perspectives and Attitudes

This is chapter 4.4 in Stepping Forward. This chapter discusses some of the cultural values, views and attitudes that have helped to shape the lives of Ghanaians, and considers how […]

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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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A Quality Education for All: A History of the Lao PDR Inclusive Education Project 1993-2009

The Lao People’s Democratic Republic Inclusive Education Project started in 1993 and during a 16-year period, ending in May 2009, it aimed to support the participation of all children in […]

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‘He Always Thinks He is Nothing’: The Psychosocial Impact of Discrimination on Adolescent refugees in Urban Uganda

Armed conflict causes massive displacement, erodes the social fabric of communities, and threatens the healthy development of a nation’s future – its youth. Although more than half of the world’s […]

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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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