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What is Child Participation- What We know it is and What we don’t know it is

  •  This session will aim at demystifying Child   Participation, challenging the  participants thinking on their current understanding of child participation. 

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Seen Not Heard- A look at Practice of Child Participation in Traditional and Modern Africa

  • Is child participation really a foreign concept, do we have evidence from the African culture that promotes child participation, what are the challenges and opportunities of child participation in Africa.

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Do they all Participate?- Child Participation in different context

  • When we say inclusive child participation, what do we mean, are we including all children. Which groups of children are left behind, how can we better intentionally include them

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Zooming In- When Tech becomes a medium of participation

  • COVID 19 showed us that we are really a small community who can dial in, but what does it really mean to child participation, what are the opportunities available to enable all children participate

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What We Think It is- A children’s take on child participation

  • What do children want you to know about child participation from their perspective?
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Date Topic Keynote Speaker
17th May,2022
What is Child Participation?
What we know it is and What we don't know it is
Dr. Laura Lundy
Brian King- Child
24th May
“Seen and Not Heard”..
A look at practices on Child Participation in Africa
Dr. Elvis Fokala
Dr. Admark Moyo
31st May
Do they all participate?
Child Participation in different context
Sheila Bower- Elevation Fund
Yvonne Tagwireyi-
Grace Nyoro/Maryline Njoroge- SCI
Rongedzayi Fambasayi
7th June
Zooming In…. When tech becomes a medium of participation
Dr. Nkatha Muriungi- UP
Dr. Maria Assim- UWC
21st June
What we think it is…. A children take on child participation discussion
A children panel asking the experts questions
PROF Philip Jaffe
Brian King- Child ACERWC Rep


Dr. Laura Lundy

Professor of Children's Rights

Dr. Elvis Fokala

Manager: Children Rights Unit


Facilitator for Equitable Child & Family Wellbeing

PROF Philip Jaffe

UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

Brian King

Child ACERWC Rep

Suzan Shedid ElSayed

Safety Policy Manager

Usang Maria Assim

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Rongedzayi Fambasayi

Child Protection Specialist

Yvonne Gamuchirai

Executive Director at Article21 Consulting

child participation series

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