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

Child to Child inspires students at Southampton University

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At the end of October our Project Manager Carolyn and our intern Klaas represented Child to Child at Southampton Hub’s International Development Conference. Yvette Afriyie-Agyemang, student coordinator of the conference, tells us how the Child to Child team inspired all the participants by highlighting the power of children and young people to change their world.

 

Children Instrumental to the Success of the Global Goals

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Following the recent adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals, our intern Klaas decided to explore the work that Child to Child is already involved in, that relates to this global agenda.

Child-sensitive accountability and the post-2015 agenda

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Last month a group of eight international organisations published an advocacy paper stressing the need for child-sensitive accountability of the post-2015 framework. Unicef, Plan International, WorldVision, Children International, Save the Children, SOS Children’s Villages, ChildFund and Child to Child joined forces to call on governments to involve children and young people in their accountability mechanisms and value their opinions on all matters which affect them.

Children of African descent fight for their rights

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Celine Woznica recently travelled to Selma, Alabama, USA to participate in the 50th anniversary celebration of the civil rights marches that took place there and changed so much of her country’s racial history.

Seeking out the unsung heroes - interview of Tricia Young

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As the number of Ebola orphans in Sierra Leone reaches 15,000, Tricia Young tells Pearl Works how she came to work for the organisation Child to Child, which is using radio to reach young people most in need.

Child to Child joins Step up to Serve's #iwill campaign

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In January 2015 we joined the Step up to Serve initiative, which aims to make social action part of life for more young people in the UK by 2020.

Celebrating the International Day of Persons with Disabilities

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As we are celebrating today the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, we would like to call attention to the need to urgently address the particular vulnerabilities of children with disabilities.

Children's participation on the child rights' agenda

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Child to Child celebrates the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) with an article published in ‘Opinion Internationale’. It addresses the lack of opportunity, for most children, to express their opinion and play a meaningful role in issues which affect them.