Special section: Participation

In this section you will find a selection of resources on the importance of consulting with children and young people, including those with disabilities: manuals, practical steps, promising practices, learning opportunities and other.

News

03 Apr 2020
The Know-How Centre for the Alternative Care for Children at New Bulgarian University shared an article examining the state of social work during the current state of emergency in Bulgaria. They ask the question "Is it possible to limit human... Read more
03 Feb 2020
The Bulgarian Ministry of Education and Science has assigned a study of the effectiveness of activities based on interests conducted during the second academic term of the 2018/2019 academic year and during the first term of the 2019/2020... Read more
27 Jan 2020
In January, Eurochild and the Learning for Well-being Foundation published a resource for anyone and everyone looking to implement and strengthen child participation: We Are Here: A Child Participation Toolbox. NGOs and civil society... Read more

Learning

28 Feb 2020
The webinar is intended for professionals in the field of mental health and social work. Webinar goals: Every year hundreds of unaccompanied children and young people from Asian countries transit through Bulgaria legally or illegally.... Read more
31 Jan 2020
The webinar is intended for: The webinar is designed for professionals in the field of mental health and social work. Webinar goals: The webinar aims to present the experience of the so-called support network built within the project... Read more
18 Dec 2019
About the webinar: This webinar is designed for professionals involved in care for children at risk and is connected to the child care process management. Webinar goals: to present the "Fulfilling (Im)Possible Dreams... Read more

Library

27 Jan 2020
The Toolbox builds on a children’s rights perspective to provide the tools needed to implement meaningful child participation in a variety of settings and to prepare children to play leading roles in participatory events. It builds on an... Read more
01 Jan 2020
Single Step Foundation and Bilitis Resource Center Foundation prepared the report “Attitudes Towards LGBTI Students in Bulgarian Schools”. The document is based on a national survey conducted for the 2017/2018 academic year. This... Read more
18 Nov 2019
Children and young people have a key stake in Europe’s future. Not only because it is their future that is affected by today’s decisions, but also because their involvement in decision-making helps them to understand democratic values... Read more

Multimedia

04 Feb 2020
The Bulgarian NOVA television shared the story of Galina Ryom-Røjbek, who is a world unicycle champion and through the idea of "social circus" inspires children to believe in themselves. At only 6 days old, Galina was abandoned in a... Read more
10 Oct 2019
The Bulgarian NOVA Television reported about the "Social Circus Project" by psychologists and artists project, which aims to find a vocation for children without parents and disadvantaged people on the verge of puberty. The... Read more
18 May 2019
"What is Social Work?" was the topic of the first monthly discussion meeting organized by the Know-How Center for the Alternative Care for Children. Unfortunately, for the moment the videos are only available in Bulgarian. The topic of... Read more

Participation

What Should Be Known About Participation of Children with Disabilities [ChildHub Summary]
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: Child Protection Hub
Article 7 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) states:
The Children's Report from Moldova addressed to the UN Committee on Rights of the Child, 2016 (Video)
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: Centrul de Informare şi Documentare privind Drepturile Copilului din Moldova
The Children's Report from Moldova addressed to the UN Committee on Rights of the Child is developed by a group of children, called the Reflection Group, which worked from July 2014 to August 2016, supported by the Child Rights Information Center 
UNICEF's 10 Ingredients of High Quality Participation as Identified by Children with Disabilities [ChildHub Infographic]
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: Child Protection Hub
This infographic outlines ten components of high quality participation as identified by children with disabilities.
Through a Megaphone: A short movie for the big rights (Video)
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: Terre des hommes
The Bulgarian National Network for Children and their youth network "Megaphone" produced this film.
PARTICIPATION IN POLICY AND PRACTICE – CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE WHO ARE AFFECTED BY SEXUAL VIOLENCE
Date of publication: 2017
This literature review concentrates on the nature and scope of participation of children and young people who are affected by sexual violence and receive services relating to this.
When Young People are Agents of Change (Infographic)
Date of publication: 2016
Publisher: End Violence Against Children
The new infographic by the Global partneship to End Violence against Children shows that children and young people can be their own advocates for change. The infographic displays a few examples of good practices from all over the globe.
Kad su mladi agenti promjene (Infografika) (Infographic)
Date of publication: 2016
Publisher: End Violence Against Children
Nova infografika Globalnog partnerstva za zaustavljanje nasilja nad djecom (the Global partneship to End Violence against Children), pokazuje da  djeca i mladi mogu biti zagovarači/advokati za promjenu. Ova infografika prikazuje nekoliko primjera
When Young People are Agents of Change (Infographic)
Date of publication: 2016
Publisher: End Violence Against Children
The new infographic by the Global partneship to End Violence against Children shows that children and young people can be their own advocates for change. The infographic displays a few examples of good practices from all over the globe.
Kad su mladi agenti promjene (Infografika) (Infographic)
Date of publication: 2016
Publisher: End Violence Against Children
Nova infografika Globalnog partnerstva za zaustavljanje nasilja nad djecom (the Global partneship to End Violence against Children), pokazuje da  djeca i mladi mogu biti zagovarači/advokati za promjenu. Ova infografika prikazuje nekoliko primjera
When Young People are Agents of Change (Infographic)
Date of publication: 2016
Publisher: End Violence Against Children
The new infographic by the Global partneship to End Violence against Children shows that children and young people can be their own advocates for change. The infographic displays a few examples of good practices from all over the globe.

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