Strengthening participatory practice with children and young people affected by sexual violence

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Our Voices Too (2016-2019)

Last updated: Thu 04, 2017

Aim: To help build a European network of children and young people to influence practice on preventing and responding to sexual violence and to improve understanding of the need for empowering approaches when working with young people affected by sexual violence.

Countries: TBC

Partners: TBC

Main funder: The Oak Foundation

Project lead: Claire Cody

Project activities include:

  • Carring out a situational analysis to understand the feasibility of working with partner organisations to support the development of a youth network.
  • Supporting partners to apply and adapt the training, tools, processes and resources developed through the LEAP process in different European countries.
  • Building a European research network on ethical engagement of children and young people affected by sexual violence.
  • Coordating a series of learning activities for the network including workshops and webinars.
  •  Building the evidence base through carrying out research on the use and impact of participatory and peer support models for young people affected by sexual violence in Europe.

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