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Check out the latest news to find out what we have been up to and what we have planned.

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.

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.

Children leading the way at the international INFANT conference in Lima

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Director of Child to Child of the Americas, Dr Celine Woznica attended the international INFANT conference in Lima – three days of presentations, songs, skits, and workshops designed for and emceed by children with a commitment to continue a “Pedagogy of Tenderness” to make possible a world where children’s rights are recognised and promoted.

Welcoming child refugees means listening to them

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Following the arrival of unaccompanied refugee children from France, the need to build child inclusive policies and enable child participation is more crucial than ever.

Notes from Sierra Leone

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In July 2014, Child to Child Director Tricia Young visited our flagship educational radio project, Pikin to Pikin Tok, in Sierra Leone. This is the first in a series of personal reflections from the field.