Growing up on the Streets

Award-winning longitudinal, participatory research project. Growing up on the Streets 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...

Headcount Methodology and Reports

A sector leading methodology StreetInvest's observational Headcount methodology was recognised as a sector standard by the Consortium for Street Children in 2015. Since it was developed, StreetInvest has been directly involved in headcounts in India, Kenya, Ghana, Ethiopia (commissioned by UNICEF...

APPG on Youth Affairs Youth Work Inquiry

All-Party Parliamentary Group on Youth Affairs Interim Report: The Role and Sufficiency of Youth Work This inquiry presents an opportunity to shape youth policy and inform services that reflect the experiences and ambitions of young people in the UK. It explores the role, nature and sufficiency of...

The United Nations General Comment No. 21 On children in street situations

Marking an historic moment for street-connected children and youth In June 2017, the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child has published General Comment No. 21 on Children in Street Situations. For the first time ever, street children became the focus of authoritative United Nations...

CSC Advocacy and Action Guide 2018

Making rights a reality for street-connected children In 2018, the Consortium for Street Children (CSC) published the Advocacy and Action Guide. It outlines how organisations and advocates working with street-connected children can develop advocacy strategies to make rights a reality for street-...

Researching the relational networks of street-connected children in Tanzania

"'Responsibility, work and transition on the street. A grounded theory study of street-involved children and young people in Northern 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...

Fr Patrick Shanahan: Speeches, papers and presentations

Father Patrick Shanahan was one of StreetInvest's Co-founders. This page houses a selection of his speeches, papers and presentations. Patrick advocated for street-connected children and their rights throughout his life. He supported the Consortium for Street Children for 20 years and in 2011 was...

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...

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