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Pikin to Pikin Tok and BBC "Ebola Voices"

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“Pikin to Pikin Tok”  radio series editor, Penny Boreham, travelled from the UK to Sierra Leone to record a BBC World Service documentary called “Ebola Voices.” Read about her reflections on the power of audio – and the joy of connecting voices with the faces of young storytellers.

London students Step Up to Serve by supporting children orphaned by Ebola in Sierra Leone

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A group of ESOL students (English for Speakers of Other Languages) at the College of North West London rolled up their sleeves to raise money for Ebola-affected orphans in the remote Kailahun District of Sierra Leone.

Des enfants élaborent leurs propres solutions pour changer leur vie

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Aimé et James, du Mouvement Africain des Enfants et Jeunes Travailleurs (MAEJT), nous racontent le travail de leur organisation, qui est dirigée par des enfants et jeunes. Le MAEJT a pour but de donner a ces enfants la possibilité de trouver leurs propres solutions à leurs problèmes, et ainsi changer leur vie.

Children find their own solutions to change their lives

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Aimé and James, from the African Movement of Working Children and Youth (AMWCY), discuss the work of their organisation, which is led by working children and young people. AMWCY is designed to give those children the opportunity to find solutions to the problems they face and change their lives.

CEDET, our partner in Peru wins Human Rights Award from French Government

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Our Peruvian partner CEDET was recently awarded the “Javier Pérez de Cuéllar” Human Rights Award by the government of France in recognition of its effective work in the “promotion, defence, and protection of human rights,” including the rights and well-being of Afro-Peruvian children.

Rotherham: Never Again! ... If We Listen to Children

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Our Chair Gerison Lansdown wrote a blog for the Huffington Post UK about the Rotherham scandal and the need for children and young people to be listened to and taken seriously in society. She states, “We need to make a commitment to children that it is them, not the abusers who will be protected from hereon.”

Students support Ebola-affected children in Sierra Leone

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On March 1st as part of the International Day at their college, students involved in our Hearing All Voices project will run events and hold a raffle to raise money to support children without parental care as a consequence of the Ebola Virus Disease outbreak. If you can offer anything as raffle prizes, or want to buy raffle tickets, please contact us at ccenquiries@ioe.ac.uk or on 0207 612 6649.

Mariama's story

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“The problems we have are because of Ebola. When Ebola came we suffered so much. My mother became ill and died and nobody came near me as they were afraid that I was infected by the virus….