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Using child rights framework as a tool for gender backlash

Raisa Philip

On 19th July 2020 activist Rehana Fathima uploaded a video on social media showing her son (14) and daughter (8) painting a phoenix on her naked upper body. The video […]

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Register: Child rights: through Covid and into recovery – new and changing norms

The Rejuvenate team

Date: 12 January 2021 Time: 12:00 – 13:30 UK time Platform: Zoom Event Registration: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMscO-qqT4jHtWceLPa0FcYnyT8aN3DeGcW As part of our project, we are hosting a series of grounded dialogues. The first […]

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Speaking youth to power at COP26

Jennifer Uchendu

November 5th was Youth Day at COP26, happening in Glasgow, UK. Early last week, the conference officially started with country delegations, businesses, civil society and young people converging at what […]

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Disrupting adultism in the climate change conversation

The Rejuvenate team

This week’s news and social media feeds are filled with images of world leaders and protesters attending COP26 in Glasgow, many recognising the significant role that young people have played […]

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Register for CIRCY webinar: Changing childhoods in Africa

Register for CIRCY webinar: Changing childhoods in Africa

Join colleagues at Sussex University for the following Online Seminar hosted by the Centre for Innovation and Research in Childhood and Youth (CIRCY). Date: Thursday 18th November 2021 Time: 2-4 pm (UK […]

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Watch again: Rejuvenate Dialogue on 14th September

Rejuvenate Team

Lead by a team at IDS and UHI, the goal of the Rejuvenate project is to re-energise the field of child and youth rights in social justice processes through a […]

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An Africa fit for children

Jennifer Uchendu

On June 16, 1976, about ten thousand school children in Soweto, South Africa marched in protest of the poor quality of education they received from their government. The protest which […]

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Unlikely networks: Driving accountability through grassroot youth voices

Jennifer Uchendu and Blair Glencorse

When development practitioners speak of accountability, they often envision a linear, time-bound set of processes and systems that are required to drive transparency. But the times are different now, there […]

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Collective impact: Children and young people as partners in social change projects

Jennifer Uchendu and Saji Prelis

Children and youth participation is central to achieving sustainable development. However, there are several factors to consider for engaging young people in social change projects, especially in countries vulnerable to […]

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Safeguarding for youth activism: Taking a feminist approach

Helen Veitch and Saadat Baigazieva

The practice of safeguarding children and young people is crucial for civil society organisations working with them but currently it comes at a price. Too often, it impedes children’s ability […]

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Explore children and young people’s rights at the Rights Studio Festival

The Rejuvenate Team

The Rights Studio have announced a series of digital events and artistic content to be showcased throughout April 2021, in collaboration with Child Rights International Network (CRIN). The festival will […]

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