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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….

Aminata's story

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“She was just bleeding in front of me,” said Mohammed, a staff member of our local partner Pikin to Pikin (which means Child to Child in Krio). Aminata, only 14 years old, had just been gang raped by four men….

Tamba's story

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“It is really difficult to go to school, but I want to because I want to have an education. Since Ebola, I cannot read the blackboard very well. It even hurts to walk to school. My parents do not know what to do with me…

Mr Sahr's story

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In Mr Sahr’s primary school, two girls aged 13 have become pregnant in the last two months. “In this very rural area, parents are forced to send their young children away to school. But they do not give them enough money to buy food and school …

Better education helps to cope with life’s challenges, said Anannia Admassu from CHADET

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At the last INGO Children’s Participation Forum, organised by Child to Child on 10th December, participants had an opportunity to meet Anannia Admassu, Director of the organisation CHADET which works to curb girls’ migration in Northern Ethiopia. Read his interview with Child to Child here.

INGO Children's Participation Forum: Steps for Engaging Young Children in Research

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Last week the INGO Children’s Participation Forum explored how to involve young children in research, as well as the advantages and challenges that this practice entails. Our Project Intern Philippa Watts tells us what she learnt from this interesting gathering.