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

Bond Blog: Child Participation in Safeguarding

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Going beyond paper, safeguarding would mean changing the culture of silence and impunity that allows abuse to happen, by building a culture in which children’s voices are both listened to and acted upon. 

An inspiring trip to Kisumu, Kenya

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Development Officer Jetske van Dijk writes about her first field visit to Kisumu, Kenya, where CtC is working with Blue Cross to deliver a life skills programme focused on combating substance misuse.

Feeling at Home at Nuevo Horizonte

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Former CtC intern Francesca is volunteering at Nuevo Horizonte, Guatemala, where children are put at the centre. In this blogpost she tells us about her experiences.

Honouring Mother Earth

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In honour of Mother Earth Day, Child to Child of the Americas Director, Celine Woznica, writes about some inspiring child-focused projects from Peru, Guatemala, Ecuador, and El Salvador.

Children fleeing extremism

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Child to Child has collaborated with UK think tank Quilliam on a new research report focussed on the vulnerabilities of unaccompanied child refugees to extremist groups such as ISIS and current UK government safeguarding policy.

Sex education saving lives

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Educating adolescents on their sexual and reproductive health and rights is vitally important for adolescents, their families, communities and countries to thrive.

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.