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Call for conference proposals on child rights

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The Aga Khan University Institute for Human Development is calling for conference presentation proposals for its inaugural conference on 12-14 February 2015. The deadline to submit a proposal is on 21 November 2015.

Strengthening safeguarding through participation....

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In early September, Gerison Lansdown and Tricia Young attended the first ever conference hosted by Keeping Children Safe on ‘Child Safeguarding in an African Conference’. The three day event took place in Cape Town and was attended by about 300 people.

The devastating impact of Ebola on children in Sierra Leone

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Our project in Sierra Leone has been deeply affected by the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Our partner in Kailahun district, Pikin-To-Pikin, have been facing the impacts of the outbreak on the communities and particularly on children.

New curriculum on children's rights for health workers

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Gerison Lansdown, Chair of Child to Child, helped design a new course on children’s rights for health workers in East Africa. It is accessible on the Open University.

Positive experience for young people from Lumos

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At the second edition of CATS, in July 2014, we had the chance to welcome a delegation of 10 disabled young people from Lumos, who actively participated in the activities. They ran a workshop, discussed health issues during a plenary and acted on stage.

Children united for children's rights at CATS 2014

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At CATS 2014, children from INFANT, Peru and the Concerned for Working Children, India, developed a declaration to request that children’s rights be respected and upheld.

Save Funky Dragon from closing - sign the petition

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Funky Dragon is the Children and Young People’s Assembly for Wales but it will have to shut down on 30 September 2014 because the Welsh government cut its core funding.

Day 7: Farewell to #CATS14 participants, until next year!

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Yesterday was the day of good-byes. Although CATS participants leave the palace today, yesterday has been dedicated to recording everyone’s opinions on this second edition of CATS conference, their feedback and their suggestions for next year’s.