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El GMC i Thelovecomes presenten "Put yourself in my shoes" el Dia Internacional de la Infància

El MOVIMIENTO MUNDIAL POR LA INFANCIA Y LA FUNDACIÓN THELOVECOMES PRESENTAN EL PROYECTO “PUT YOURSELF IN MY SHOES” Sábado 20 de Noviembre – Día Mundial de la Infancia – Farinera del Clot, Barcelona – Festival Tenim Drets De 10 a 18 h, en el exterior del recinto   PONTE EN MIS “ZAPATOS” / PONTE EN MI PIEL La expresión inglesa “Put yourself in my shoes” utilizada para describir la acción de ponerse en la piel de otra persona, en esta ocasión ha servido como eslógan para crear literalmente una exposición de zapatos usados pertenecientes a niños y niñas de distintos países del mundo que no ven cumplidos sus derechos fundamentales como el derecho a c...

Crida als partits polítics de compromís per la infáncia

Barcelona, 9 de novembre del 2010 - El Global Movement for Children, juntament amb la Federació d’Entitats d’Atenció i d’Educació a la Infància i l’Adolescència (FEDAIA), Save the Children, la
Taula per la Infància i l’Adolescència de Catalunya (TIAC) i l’UNICEF – Comitè Catalunya impulsen una crida als partits polítics amb representació parlamentària de compromís per la infància. Aquest és el text de la crida:  Estem a les portes d'unes eleccions importants per als infants i adolescents de Catalunya on aquests no tenen vot ni veu. Aprofitant la celebració del Dia Mundial dels Drets de l’Infant el 20 de novembre, es convoca a les entitats socials catalan...

Commitment to Children Index enters new phase

Barcelona 19th October 2010 – Several months after the first informal meeting of experts, the GMC’s initiative Commitment to Children Index is advancing to define its key indicators and formulas. At the informal meeting in June the experts developed the conceptual framework of the index. They agreed on the meaning of a country committed to children and conceived four dimensions of the index: child development, participation, protection and survival. The experts have been proposing sets of indicators that should be considered for each dimension of the Index. These proposals will be first discussed in a meeting in early December this year in Oxford, UK. Gareth Jones, former Head of the St...

More than 100 experts on child migration condemn criminalization of child migration

11th October  2010, Barcelona - ‘No to criminalization of juvenile migrants’ was the main message of the First International Conference on Children on the Move concluded last week in Barcelona. The experts gathered at the conference unanimously agreed that the best interest of the child should be the main criterion for policy responses to child migration. Defending the best interest of the child is a principle that improves the social cohesion of societies. The conference chaired by Najat M’jid, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography, gathered experts from various international institutions, governments, non-governmenta...

First International Conference on Children on the Move to shed light on invisibility of migrant children

Barcelona, October 5th, 2010. The I International Conference on protecting and supporting Children on the Move opened today in Barcelona hosted by the Global Movement for Children with the support of the Catalan Government  and Save the Children as a first step in the process of re-examining policy responses to the protection and support of children on the move. From 5-7 of October, the Conference will gather a number of international experts to bring to the fore this highly invisible and vulnerable group within national and international debates on migration policies. “The conference aims at  promoting a comprehensive understanding of the issue of children on the move, based on...

Awareness of child mortality rates is bleak according GMC report

Barcelona, September 23rd, 2010 – Within the framework of the Global Congress on Maternal and Infant Health in Barcelona this week, the Global Movement for Children (GMC) is launching an international report on the awareness of child mortality rates within middle classes and their readiness for action in eight developing countries where the problem is most pressing. Conducted by TNS/Gallup, the survey studied the attitudes and opinions within middle classes and influencers towards child mortality in India, Cambodia, Kenya, Mali, Nigeria, Bolivia, Ethiopia and Zambia. Miquel de Paladella, Executive Coordinator of the GMC, will be presenting the findings to the expert audience at the Fira ...
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