Child Rights Governance

Monday 11 January 2021

Reuniting Children and Families - Faith's Story

In 2015, Burundian refugees fled to Rwanda and other countries in the region. Since then, Save the Children has been at the forefront of the humanitarian response protecting children from harm in Mahama Camp. In Kirehe District, Save the Children delivers child protection interventions and case management for at risk children including those involved in incidents of child neglect, physical abuse, sexual exploitation and child defilement. Most survivors of abuse need long-term solutions. Save the Children and its stakeholders meet in the best interest determination panel to discuss child abuse cases and response plan

Wednesday 29 July 2020

2020 SAVE THE CHILDREN COVID-19 RAPID RESPONSE MECHANISM: Call for Youth Organizations

2020 SAVE THE CHILDREN COVID-19 RAPID RESPONSE MECHANISM: Call for Youth Organizations
Are you a youth-led organization with a big idea to reach young people with sexual and reproductive health (SRH) information and services during the Covid-19 pandemic? Do you see a timely opportunity to support the rights of adolescents and youth to decide, freely and for themselves, how they access SRH information and services? We can help you fund that activity through the Covid-19 Rapid Response Mechanism!

Tuesday 7 July 2020

Every child needs a safe space to play, learn, socialize and express themselves - Shalome's Story

Shalome, 14, lives in Mahama Refugee Camp and creates art to sensitize his community on COVID-19 as part of an awareness campaign. With this aim, Shalome,was spotted drawing with a pencil at one of Save the Children’s Child Friendly Spaces (CFS) on June 4, 2020. Since 2015, Save the Children has operated a CFS in Mahama Refugee Camp to give children a protected environment to play, learn, socialize, and express themselves. As of February 2020, before measures were put in place to slow the spread of COVID-19, 8,625 children attended the CFS.

Friday 20 April 2018

Byiringiro helping children find protection through Child-Led Grass Root Groups.

“Children grassroots groups are our space to speak about issues concerning children welfare. And our role in finding solutions to problems children face”. Patient

Monday 29 January 2018

Act with urgency on issues affecting child rights:Children tell CSOs and government.

"Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and relevant government bodies should act with urgency on issues deterring children from enjoying their rights," Evangeline.

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