In Nairobi in 1995, during the second preparatory meeting for the international United Nations Habitat II conference, delegates recognizes that they had been giving insufficient attention in their agenda to the special needs of children for sage, secure and healthy living conditions. A child caucus, composed mainly of non-governmental organizations with Plan International in … Continue Reading ››
4 May 2015, New York City
Research Associate Bijan Kimiagar is invited as a speaker at Toward a World at School: Forum on Global Education.
The event took place at Roosevelt House.
A recording of the panel discussion is available at https://livestream.com/roosevelthouse/towards-a-world-at-school
The forum was a collaboration between the Public Policy Program of Hunter College, the Human Rights Program … Continue Reading ››
I am Jo Hill and I have recently reconnected with CERG. I am a gender and child rights researcher and practitioner, with a background in social anthropology and international development.
I’ve just moved to New York with my family and it … Continue Reading ››
This paper describes how lack of access to adequate sanitation facilities affects the lives of adolescent girls in urban poor India. It draws specifically on the experiences of four adolescent girls, each living in one of four settlements in Bengaluru, India, and conversations with a larger group of girls. Findings reveal that where sanitation facilities … Continue Reading ››
On November 20th, 2014, CERG Research Associate Jennifer Tang was invited to speak at the UN Department of Public Information NGO briefing celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. The event featured International experts, youth activists, and performances by children on the theme "Have you heard us? Children's voices … Continue Reading ››
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Title: Interpreting the Participation Articles of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
Author(s): Roger Hart
Publication Date: 1996
After completing a PhD on the geography of children in the mid 1970’s I was looking for a useful way to continue this work. A quietly
radical couple of fellows housed in the education unit of the Town and Country Planning Association in London pointed me in
the right direction - Colin Ward, anarchist and writer with experience in architecture and teaching, and … Continue Reading ››