Shared Vision recently worked with ChickenShed and the #WhyFest at London’s South Bank Centre to encourage to children speak up and be heard.
Leigh, 16, had just finished his GCSEs when his uncle asked him to join the family business: selling heroin and crack cocaine.
When young musician Declan McKenna performed on Jools Holland’s Later programme on BBC2 recently, Declan’s teeshirt spoke louder than the lyrics of his song, with a plea in black on white: “Give 17-year-olds the vote.”
…and how we connected with the world’s leading children safeguarding professionals in Calgary – and what we all learned…
Often images of children who are the victims of war define our times most graphically. They last forever in the memory and can sometimes even be a catalyst for change. Sometimes.
Sadly the news is as predictable as it is desperately tragic. In the past couple of weeks more young men have been stabbed in Southeast London.