Category Archives: Jennifer Tang

CERG Members Present at International Children’s Geography Conference

CERG Research Associates, Sruthi Atmakur-Javdekar and Jennifer Tang presented at the fourth International Conference on the Geographies of Children, Youth & Families in San Diego California held January 12-15, 2015. The conference provided an opportunity for anthropologists, sociologists, landscape architects, planners, and development workers to join … Continue Reading ››

Jennifer Tang invited to speak at the UNDPI-NGO briefing on the 25th Anniversary of the CRC

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 ››

How far have we come with youth governance?

Children have agency. Recognising this, those promoting children’s rights advocate for their participation in the governance of their communities. How children and youth are engaged in governance activities takes different forms – with various degrees of success. Programmes and projects that promote children’s and youth’s engagement in governance (or CYEG) often come from a commitment to … Continue Reading ››