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Sexual education saves lives: so why are adolescents excluded?

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Educating adolescents on their sexual and reproductive health and rights is vitally important for adolescents, their families, communities and countries to thrive.

UNICEF Workshop – Developing Indicators for Adolescent’s Participation

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Child to Child Director Tricia Young and Chair Gerison Lansdown attended a UNICEF workshop to inform the development of individual-level outcome indicators for adolescent participation, which will be incorporated within UNICEF’s Adolescent Country Tracker.

Communicating the power of children – CtC consultant Cristiana

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Our Rome based communications consultant Cristiana talks about how her experience working with Child to Child has been so rewarding.

Not simply adults in waiting: The rights of adolescents

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On February 7th, the UN officially launched its new General Comment on the implementation of the rights of the child during adolescence – a timely document highlighting the rights, capacities and vulnerabilities of young people.

“REFUGE: Pathways of Youth Fleeing Extremism” – a collaboration with Quilliam

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Child to Child has collaborated with UK think tank Quilliam on a new research report focussed on the vulnerabilities of unaccompanied child refugees to extremist groups such as ISIS and current UK government safeguarding policy.

Life in Sierra Leone - An interview with Pikin to Pikin Tok Project Manager Bella

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An interview account of the experiences, challenges and successes working in the remote district of Kalaihun, Sierra Leone on Child to Child’s groundbreaking children’s radio education project Pikin to Pikin Tok following the Ebola outbreak.

Ace Africa - Tackling HIV/AIDS through Child to Child clubs

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Child to Child clubs in Tanzania and Kenya run by Ace Africa based on child participation and engagement are enabling children to tackle the serious issue of HIV/AIDS through educational and drama-based clubs and activities. The clubs have been an innovative way of enabling young people to support each other in coping with challenges.

 

Meet Mina - our newest Communications Intern

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Meet Child to Child’s newest intern, Mina – a recent graduate from City University of London with a Master’s in International Communications and Development. Mina was particularly attracted to Child to Child’s philosophy of child participation and how this approach advocates much more than children simply being able to take part within society.