Day 1: Programmes that empower | Tuesday 24th September
We will share expertise in programmes that clearly empower street-involved children, with focus on:
Entrepreneurship among street youth
Sports for Development with street children
There will be opportunities to explore together the potential pitfalls and challenges these and other programmes may present
Day 2: Gender matters | Wednesday 25th September
We will explore together what it is to be a girl and what it is to be a boy on the streets. We will also share expertise in: sexual identity, health and abuse issues for street involved children. All of this will be in a safe learning environment to help identify what holds us back and best practice to move forward in this sensitive and challenging area.
Global lessons on Gender and street-involved children
Day 3: Social Justice for Street Children | Thursday 26th September
We look at how sport and art can be used effectively to champion human rights, and what works well in advocacy. With speaker input, showcasing of examples and facilitated discussion, this day will provide lots of ideas and inspiration. We focus on practical solutions to overcome challenges and moving forward together in winning human rights with street involved children.
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“I know from personal experience just what power football can have to inspire and change young people’s lives whatever their background or nationality. This is what the Street Child World Cup is all about and I give it my full support.”
“No child should have to live on the streets. I commend the Street Child World Cup for providing a platform for the rights of street children to be heard.”
“I experienced hardcore street life in my youth. I know what it’s like. I congratulate the Street Child World Cup project in it’s commitment to bring attention to the plight of Street Children through the power of football.”