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Interesting and diverse programme - definitely 'filling a gap' in the sector. Lunch and Learn Seminar Participant
Really good - the format provides 'input' as well as safe space for sharing and hearing from peer attending! Lunch and Learn Seminar Participant

Seminar Series - Child Rights & Protection 

Childhope supports children and young people who face the worst forms of injustice, violence and abuse in Africa, Asia and South America. We recognise that safeguarding the welfare of children is both an individual and organisational responsibility that extends to both our work in the UK and our overseas programmes. Through our work, we aim to ensure that all those who come into contact with children are aware of the need to protect children and know how to do this more effectively.

ChildHope will hold a series of seminars in 2017/18 on the theories, principles and practices that underpin child protection and work with vulnerable children.

The seminars aim to:

  • Explore the theories, principles and research that underpin child protection practice
  • Share methodologies and interventions that successfully transform these theories into effective practice
  • Discuss how the theories and principles apply more widely to the work of child focussed agencies


Upcoming seminar dates:

Date

Topic

Presenter

Tuesday 24th October

Data Protection: Children’s Rights to Privacy

Linda Raftree, ‎Independent Consultant: ‎Linda Raftree LLC & Girl Effect

November

Children and Young People’s Participation

Dr. Vicky Johnson: University of Brighton

December

Disability

Steve Crump: DeafKidz International

January

Child Rights: Children in Street Situations

Sian Wynne: Consortium for Street Children

March

Southern Led Approaches: Child Protection

Rita Panicker: Butterflies India and Family for Every Child

T.B.C

Case Management

TBC: The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action or UNICEF

Child Safeguarding Training & Consultancy Support

ChildHope’s Child Protection Toolkit

This is a practical learning tool and set of resources designed for non-government organisations, particularly in Africa, Asia and South America, who are working to protect children. It aims to outline both the key principles relevant to Child Protection, and also the stages needed to develop, implement and evaluate Child Protection policies.

I am happy that I have learnt how to make a child protection policy. I am also proud that my organisation will soon have one.

HANCI Child Protection Workshop: Sierra Leone

Visit ChildHope’s Learning Resources page to access the toolkit in English, Spanish, French, Arabic.

Child Safeguarding Training & Consultancy Support

ChildHope has developed a number of training courses in relation to different aspects of organisational Child Safeguarding for UK based organisations and for local NGOs in Africa, Asia and Latin America. If you would like to discuss tailor-made training or consultancy support for your organisation, please send email our safeguarding specialist, Rabia Gungor on csg@childhope.org.uk

A partnership approach

ChildHope’s approach relies first and foremost on local partnerships.

Our partners are committed to child rights and understand the context of children’s lives. They share our values and deliver programmes that change the lives of children for the better.

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