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Reflecting on children's participation at CATS 2015

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Five of our partners from Eastern Africa and Eastern Europe participated in CATS-Children as Actors for Transforming Society at the end of July 2015. For one week they exchanged views and discussed the ins and outs of children’s participation with children, young people and other child rights practitioners from around the world.

What young people from Bulgaria learnt about rights at CATS 2015

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The is a recap of the lessons learnt from the team of the Safer Internet Center at CATS. They follow the conference’s rights-based approach to present their experiences through the rights they enjoyed during the CATS 2015 week.

Children in Harmony with Microbes in CtC Ecuador project

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On June 11-12, 2015 in Cuenca, Ecuador the Centro Niño-a-Niño (Child to Child Centre) will be hosting a seminar-workshop to share its new educational toolkit on Educational Knapsack: Student Health and the Microbial World.

A list of three techniques to do research with children

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Although the common tool used in research is the questionnaire survey, it is not so relevant when we want to listen to the voices of children. Completing a pen and paper survey tool is fine for adults but inadequate for children, who need child-friendly types of techniques to express their thoughts and give open and honest responses.

Adolescents involved in the General Comment on their rights

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Our Chair, Gerison Lansdown, has been commissioned by UNICEF to develop, on behalf of the Committee on the Rights of the Child, a General Comment on the rights of adolescents, for which she will consult adolescents at CATS Conference this summer.

Realising children’s right to education for gender equality

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Our Paths to School Success project in Sindh province in Pakistan is having a series of positive impacts on gender equality and gender relations in the communities where we are working.

How to adapt Child to Child activities to new situations

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Celine Woznica recently went to Peru to deliver Child to Child’s workshops. She came back, amazed at the participants’ resourcefulness and how the time-tested approach finds new applications and meanings when adapted to different situations.

Read Child to Child stories for health education

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A series of storybooks on health education is now available for download. The short books give also ideas for activities to play with children, applying the Child to Child participatory approach.