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Research study on peer interventions - Call for evidence

Posted: Mon Sep, 2018

Author: Claire Cody

This 'call for evidence' hopes to identify information and materials which explore participatory peer interventions with young people who have experienced sexual violence.

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Samworth Foundation : Young Voices

Posted: Fri Sep, 2018

Author: Claire Cody

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Opportunities

The Samworth Foundation has launched a new fund calling for organisations who place young people at the centre of their design, decision making and model of delivery to influence and effect change in the prevention of Sexual Exploitation. Deadline for the expression of interest is on the 18th of October 2018.

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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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Oak Foundation name change competition

Posted: Mon Apr, 2018

Author: Claire Cody

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Opportunities

The Oak Foundation are holding a name change competition to rename their child abuse programme (CAP) to reflect their renewed focus on the core mission of preventing child sexual abuse and exploitation. They would like to invite partners and young people who have been involved in the Our Voices programme of work to participate by simply filling out this short survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/nameourprogramme 

The winner will receive a $5,000 USD contribution to the organisation of their choice.

Please note that the deadline has been extended to Thursday 12 April.

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What is the Our Voices Research and Practice Network and why do we need it?

Posted: Wed Mar, 2017

Author: Claire Cody

This week Claire Cody writes about the launch of a new network that focuses on the ethics and value of participatory engagement with young people affected by sexual violence.

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‘Being Heard’ project - Call for evidence

Posted: Thu Mar, 2017

Author: Claire Cody

This 'call for evidence' hopes to identify information and materials which explore participatory approaches to children and young people’s involvement in research and consultation addressing sexual violence.

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Call for Applications from NGOs to support the participation of youth researchers at SVRI Forum

Posted: Thu Feb, 2017

Author: Claire Cody

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Opportunities

As part of the "Being Heard" Project, the SVRI is undertaking a process to recruit 10 young researchers between the ages of 18-24 to attend the upcoming SVRI Forum 2017 in Brazil as well as 5 facilitators to support them to participate at the conference.

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Take the chance to influence what the General Comment on the Rights of Adolescents will say!

Posted: Tue Oct, 2015

Author: Claire Cody

The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child are writing a General Comment on the rights of adolescents, fill in this survey and take your opportunity to shape what the General Comment will say.

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Tell us what you're doing!

Posted: Wed Aug, 2015

Author: Claire Cody

As part of this project we want to hear from you! We want to gather information about, and map how young people across Europe are getting involved in sexual violence prevention work.

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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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Call for blogs from young activists - what are you doing to raise awareness around gender-based violence?

Posted: Tue Apr, 2015

Author: Claire Cody

Feminist activists have been using the months of April and May to raise awareness about sexual assault. We would like to hear how  young feminists from around the world work to raise awareness.

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YouAct Call for Members

Posted: Thu Apr, 2015

Author: Claire Cody

YouAct is a European network of young people, who are active in the field of Sexual and Reproductive Rights. They are looking for new members!

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Exciting new project for young people in the UK - seeking expressions of interest

Posted: Tue Apr, 2015

Author: Claire Cody

AVA is really excited to have been commissioned to recruit and facilitate an External Reference Group of young people who have been affected by child abuse and neglect.

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Survey for young people by young people exploring peer support

Posted: Mon Apr, 2015

Author: Claire Cody

A new survey created by young people for young people to gather information to support a new project focussing on peer support designed by young people in the UK.

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