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Eurochild Conference 2018

Posted: Mon Jul, 2018

Author: Claire Cody

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Opportunities Events

The early bird registration for the Eurochild conference is still available. Participants can benefit from the early bird feels until the 31 July 2018.

The event will bring positive examples of how public decision-makers at local, national and European levels are respecting the right of children to participate in decisions affecting them. The Conference will host an estimated 250-300 participants including public sector officials, politicians, children’s rights professionals and children and  young people.

Find all the information about the Eurochild conference on the dedicated page on Eurochild's website. 

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Join our next online case study discussion on the participation of young people affected by sexual violence at conferences

Posted: Fri Mar, 2018

Author: Claire Cody

This case study discussion will be based on a number of different experiences of accompanying and supporting young people affected by sexual violence to participate in conferences overseas. It will explore and reflect on different scenarios that have arisen during these trips that predominantly revolve around the age of these young people.

The session wil take place on 22 March at 1pm (UK time).

If you wish to join the session please make sure that you register to join the network and email delphine.girma@beds.ac.uk to reserve a place and receive further details.


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Key reflections from the Our Voices Partner Meeting

Posted: Tue Dec, 2017

Author: Claire Cody

On the 29-30 November we hosted the Our Voices Partner Meeting in Luton. This event brought together partners and Youth Facilitators from the LEAP project, new partners for the Our Voices Too project, and representatives from youth networks and other organisations in Europe. 23 participants attended the meeting travelling from Albania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Romania, Moldova, Hungary, the UK and the Netherlands.

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Being Heard: Involving Children and Young People in Participatory Research on Sexual Violence: Challenges and Approaches

Posted: Thu Nov, 2017

Author: Claire Cody

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Events

Join this webinar on Friday 1st December to hear Dr Silvie Bovarnick and Dr Helen Beckett from the International Centre at the University of Bedfordshire talking about why and how we should engage children and young people in participatory research on sexual violence.

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Webinar: Young people's views on their role in sexual violence prevention efforts

Posted: Thu Dec, 2015

Author: Claire Cody

The webinar will take place on 18th November 2015, 11am UK time.

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Webinar: Involving marginalised young people in preventing sexual exploitation

Posted: Thu Dec, 2015

Author: Claire Cody

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Events

The webinar will take place on the 28 October at 2pm UK time and will involve presenters from the organisation Stellit who are based in St Petersburg, Russia. The presenters will discuss a Youth Volunteer Movement that they have been supporting that aims to prevent risky behaviours and raise awareness about sexual violence. They will share details of the movement, the ethical challenges that have arisen from this work, and reflections and recommendations on how to involve young people at risk in peer-to-peer prevention activities.

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Conference report and slides from the event on young people, sexual violence, ethics and participation

Posted: Fri Dec, 2015

Author: Claire Cody

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Resources Events

On 28th September a Cumberland Colloquium was held on 'young people affected by sexual violence as change makers in prevention efforts: what are the opportunities and what are the risks?'

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Conference held on young people, sexual violence, ethics and participation

Posted: Tue Oct, 2015

Author: Claire Cody

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Events

On 28th September a Cumberland Colloquium was held on 'young people affected by sexual violence as change makers in prevention efforts: what are the opportunities and what are the risks?'

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Webinar: Engaging young people in online safety prevention projects: challenges and good practices from the Make-IT-Safe project in Belgium

Posted: Mon Aug, 2015

Author: Claire Cody

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Events

This webinar will introduce the Make-IT-Safe project and explore how young people got involved in preventing online abuse and exploitation.

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Registration now open!

Posted: Tue Jul, 2015

Author: Claire Cody

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Events

Registration for the event 'Young people affected by sexual violence as change-makers in prevention efforts: What are the opportunities and what are the risks?' is now open.

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‘Our Voices’ project invited to attend high-level meeting at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg

Posted: Tue Jul, 2015

Author: Claire Cody

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Events

During this meeting the 'Our Voices' project was introduced and the Youth Advisors messages shared with the delegates.

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The ‘Our Voices’ Webinar Series

Posted: Thu Jul, 2015

Author: Claire Cody

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Events

The 'Our Voices' Network is hosting a series of webinars on the theme 'young people participating to prevent sexual violence'.

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18 November to be marked as European Day against child sexual exploitation and abuse

Posted: Thu Jul, 2015

Author: Claire Cody

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Events

The day will highlight the need for more awareness raising and better protection and prevention efforts to address child sexual exploitation and abuse.

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Call for papers - young people affected by sexual violence as change makers

Posted: Tue May, 2015

Author: Claire Cody

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Opportunities Events

The committee welcome submissions for presentations by scholars and practitioners that relate to participatory practice with young people affected by sexual violence.

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Report from the First Reference and Dissemination Group Meeting for ‘Our Voices’

Posted: Mon May, 2015

Author: Claire Cody

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Resources Events

This report documents and reflects on the first meeting of Reference and Dissemination Group meeting for the 'Our Voices' project which took place in December 2014.

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