Family Week 2019 commemorates the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and reflects on our work together as a global alliance, our achievements and the challenges ahead.

Online Event | The centrality of family for children’s development, well being and realisation of their rights. A consideration of what this means for child welfare reform.


Family Week’s second open event discussed the centrality of family for children's development, wellbeing and realisation of their rights; and consider what this means for child welfare reform. Discussions took place in relation to Family’s current priority themes: kinship care, children on the move and sexual violence. The event featured a panel of Family’s members including Butterflies (India), Uyisenga ni Imanzi (Rwanda), Taller de Vida (Colombia) and CONACMI (Guatemala), together with Family for Every Child Secretariat CEO Amanda Griffith. Watch the recording - available in English, Arabic, Spanish, Russian and Portuguese her
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Online Event | Bringing about change for children and families: How Family’s National Advocacy Programme is influencing care reform


Family members ChildLink (Guyana), CBRJ (Jamaica) and FOST (Zimbabwe) discuss their advocacy work, in particular relating to children with disabilities, kinship care and reintegration, in this online event. Participating panelists provided pre-recorded presentation on their advocacy work, drawing linkages with the Convention on the Rights of the Child, and exploring calls to action. Watch the introductory videos here. Through the live panel discussion and Q&A, panelists explored both the issues their work aims to address, within the context of the UNCRC, and considered what needs to change as we look to the future. Watch a recording of the webinar - available in English, Arabic, Spanish, Russian and Portuguese her
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