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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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Global Philanthropy Project

Global Philanthropy Project (GPP) is a collaboration of funders and philanthropic advisors working to expand global philanthropic support. They aim to advance the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Smart Girls Foundation

Smart Girls Foundation is a non-profit, girl centred, national organisation that empowers and mentors girls to speak out, be decision makers and create visionary change.

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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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Save the Girl Child Uganda

SAVE THE GIRL CHILD FOUNDATION UGANDA is a non-profit organisation which realises the significance of a positive influence on the girl child in the development of the society through holistic […]

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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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Safe Community Youth Initiative

Safe Community Youth Initiative (SCYI) – formerly the Mtwapa Youth Association – is a non profit, non-partisan, CBO founded in 2004. Based in Kilifi, Kenya, SCYI has four main programmes: […]

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Remenant Generation

The Remnant Generation was founded in 2011 and was registered as Not for Profit, Non-Government Organisation in 2015 under Non-Government Organisation Act of the Laws of Uganda. The Remnant Generation […]

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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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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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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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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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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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HIMD – Health Integrated Multisectoral Development

Health Integrated Multisectoral Services (HIMS) is a registered non-governmental organisation working on a charitable basis. HIMS campaigns to end FGM in pastoral communities in Tanzania and Eastern Africa. HIMS collaborates […]

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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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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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Fird

Foundation for Integrated Rural Development (FIRD) is a women-led non–profit organization based in Northern Uganda working towards the prevention of violence against women and children and strives to improve the […]

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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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Endurance Youth Association

Endurance Youth Association (EYA) is a not-for-profit membership based Ethiopian resident charity established in 2004. EYA works with beneficiaries ages 18-35 that it defines as “Opportunity Neglected Youth” (ONY), or […]

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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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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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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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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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Nothing About us Without us: A Toolkit for Organisations Working or Wanting to Work with Adolescent Street-Connected Girls

This toolkit is designed to support organisations that work directly with adolescent street-connected girls (aged 11 to 18 years old) and want to review and develop their programmes, as well […]

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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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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 […]

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Survey on the Perceptions and Attitudes of People Towards Domestic Abuse in Pakistan

Aware Girls conducted a small survey to find out the general perception and attitudes of people towards the issue of domestic violence mostly intimate partner violence. The survey was conducted […]

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Social Norms and Girls’ Well-Being – Integrating Theory, Practice, and Research

Girls around the world strive to realise their aspirations in the face of discrimination, lack of educational opportunity and access to health services, and the threat of violence. Recent scholarship […]

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Program H|M|D: A Toolkit for Action

Program H and Program M were born out of a belief that changing rigid, inequitable, homophobic and violent versions of what it means to be a man are key to […]

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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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Minority Stress, Activism, and Health in the Context of Economic Precarity: Results from a National Participatory Action Survey of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Gender Non-Conforming Youth

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and gender non-conforming (LGBTQ & GNC) youth experience more economic hardship and social stress than their heterosexual and cisgender peers. However, the ways that LGBTQ […]

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Listening to Smaller Voices: Children in an Environment of Change

The understanding of children’s roles in the household, how workloads are shared and how they alter over time and with different socio-economic and environmental conditions is crucial for development. Gender […]

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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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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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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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Culture, Environmental Experience and Environmental Awareness: Making Sense of Young Kenyan Children’s Views of Place

Few studies have explicitly examined the importance of cultural settings to children’s environmental awareness, especially in a non-Western context. In this paper, the author reviews those studies which have drawn […]

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Child Participation in Practice: SCF NWI’s Experiences in Programming

This paper examines three cases studies conducted by Save the Children Fund UK (SCF) North West India Programme Office (NWI) to give children the opportunity to express aspects of their […]

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Pikin to Pikin Tok

Child to Child had been working in partnership with the Sierra Leonean NGO, the Pikin-To-Pikin Movement, to implement a 5 year community-based Early Childhood Development project in the remote Eastern […]

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