Blog: Jun 2019

Making street-connected children count

25 June 2019
A national headcount in Sierra Leone and working with UNICEF

Data collection is one of the most complex challenges facing the street child sector and the development sector more broadly, as effective programmes and policy interventions rely on access to accurate, disaggregated data, captured in an ethical and secure way. Street-connected young people are particularly hard to enumerate; they are often nomadic, without permanent addresses and can be hard to identify in public spaces. It is one...