Submission to the UN Global Study on Deprivation of Liberty

In August 2018, StreetInvest submitted its response to the Consortium for Street Children's call for information for the United Nation's Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty. Our thanks go to all our partners who contributed to this document. What is the UN Global Study on Children Deprived...

Pan African Research: Growing up on the Streets

Award winning longitudinal, participatory research project. This research project has given a voice to 198 street-connected youth over three years, in three African cities: Accra in Ghana, Bukavu in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Harare, in Zimbabwe. The research aimed to challenge the binary...

Demonstrating the value of a trust-based approach to working with detached young people

Report: UK wide evidence of detached youth provision in the UK StreetInvest approached Pro Bono Economics to help us consider how to demonstrate the value of a trust-based approach to working with detached young people in the UK. Economist volunteers Dr Vindelyn Smith-Hillman and Michael Duncan...

Nothing about us without us

Working with street-connected girls. The aim of Nothing about us without us is to support: Organisations that work directly with adolescent street-connected girls (aged 11 to 18 years old) and want to review and develop their programmes Organisations that want to work directly with adolescent...

Researching the relational networks of street-connected children in Tanzania

Gemma Pearson investigated the social and relational aspects of the lives of street-connected children in northern Tanzania for her PhD at Royal Holloway University. Working in partnership with StreetInvest, she was interested in the role that street worker (detached youth worker) relationships can...

Protection and promotion of the rights of children working and/or living on the street

Report from the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, 2012. This report analyses the circumstances of children working and/or living on the streets. It concludes that the actual number of children who depend on the streets for their survival and development is not known and that the...

Growing up on the Streets: Knowledge Exchange Training Pack

Training resources for work with street children and youth: To build confidence, develop skills and empower them as spokespeople able to inform decisions that affect their lives. This training pack has been developed through a knowledge exchange programme as part of the Growing up on the Streets...

How the United Nations General Comment No. 21 Recognises and Promotes the Role of Street Work

Street work as recognised by the United Nations. StreetInvest campaigned for and helped draft the United Nations General Comment No. 21 on Children in Street Situations. The General Comment promotes the role of street work in upholding the rights of street-connected children and young people. This...

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