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Strengthening safeguarding through participation....
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.
New curriculum on children's rights for health workers
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.
Save Funky Dragon from closing - sign the petition
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.
Children, vulnerable to sexual violence in conflict
Early June, the Global Summit to end sexual violence in conflict put the issue on top of the international agenda, but it overlooked the plight of children, who are inherently vulnerable in conflict.
Protecting children's rights in conflict
The Bond Child Rights Working Group is taking part in the Global Summit to end sexual violence in conflict with a special event on how to protect children in these settings.
A Training Guide Workshop at the Participation Forum
Child rights practitioners met in London on 21 May 2014; they shared best practices on children’s participation and attended a ChildHope workshop on its new training guide.
INGO Participation Forum gathers momentum
Gathered yesterday in London, child rights practitioners have agreed on their understanding of child participation, which gives the INGO Participation Forum clear objectives.
Seminar on School Readiness and Success
Child to Child organises a seminar in London to discuss our Getting Ready for School programme and the need for Early Childhood Development.