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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Catholic Action for Street Children

Catholic Action for Street children (CAS) is a local Non Governmental Organization (NGO) established in 1992 to provide support to children living on the street of Accra, Ashaiman and Tema […]

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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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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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Weaving In and Out of Employment and Self-Employment: Young Rural Migrants in the Informal Economy of Ouagadougou

This paper explores how young men of rural origin weave a resource base for social mobility in the urban informal economy by combining strings of employment, strands of entrepreneurship and […]

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Voice for Change: Urban Poor Children Redefining Safe Spaces

As part of various initiatives to influence Post‐2015 development agenda, Praxis – Institute for Participatory Practices – has produced a “Voice For Change” series that attempts to enhance the participation […]

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Unofficial Truths and Everyday Insights: Understanding Voice in Visual Research With the Children of Accra’s Urban Poor

This article draws upon the use of photography to research the lives of children living in Accra, Ghana. Its aim is to consider method in visual research, and to reflect […]

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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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Ondeleni Children on Their Way: ‘Street children’ in Durban, Pasts Presents and Futures

This report documents a project aimed at informing a wider study on poverty from the perspectives of the poor by placing the ‘street child’ phenomenon within the context of urban […]

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Malunde: The Street Children of Hillbrow

Hillbrow is a densely-populated flatland in Johannesburg. A thriving, bustling area, it combines a cosmopolitan atmosphere with a high crime rate, begging, vagrancy, prostitution, drug running and theft. In this […]

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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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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 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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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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Asking, Giving, Receiving: Friendship as Survival Strategy among Accra’s Street Children

This article considers friendship among street children in Accra. Drawing upon the findings of a three-year qualitative research project, the article argues that friendship is a neglected element of research […]

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