Category Archives: Participation

Book onto the ‘Being Heard’ webinar: Friday 1st December

JOIN OUR WEBINAR ON ‘Being Heard’: Involving Children and Young People in Participatory Research on Sexual Violence: Challenges and Approaches 1 December 2017 9am GMT/10am CET The ‘Being Heard’ project, a collaboration between the Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) and

Book onto the ‘Being Heard’ webinar: Friday 1st December

JOIN OUR WEBINAR ON ‘Being Heard’: Involving Children and Young People in Participatory Research on Sexual Violence: Challenges and Approaches 1 December 2017 9am GMT/10am CET The ‘Being Heard’ project, a collaboration between the Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) and

SVRI 2017: making the case for involving young people in research on sexual violence

In September, two members of our Young Researchers Advisory Panel (YRAP) attended an international sexual violence conference in Brazil, together with three International Centre staff. Here one of them, Kirsche Walker, shares some reflections on her experience. My experience of

SVRI 2017: making the case for involving young people in research on sexual violence

In September, two members of our Young Researchers Advisory Panel (YRAP) attended an international sexual violence conference in Brazil, together with three International Centre staff. Here one of them, Kirsche Walker, shares some reflections on her experience. My experience of

New resource launched – comic postcards with 10 key principles of working with young people affected by CSE

This week is the ESRC Festival of Social Sciences – an annual event that encourages social researchers to find creative ways to engage with new audiences. We’ve taken part in the festival twice before, a reflection of our commitment to

New resource launched – comic postcards with 10 key principles of working with young people affected by CSE

This week is the ESRC Festival of Social Sciences – an annual event that encourages social researchers to find creative ways to engage with new audiences. We’ve taken part in the festival twice before, a reflection of our commitment to

Young researchers’ views on what peer support for young people affected by sexual violence should look like

Delphine Girma is a Research Assistant in the International Centre, working on the Our Voices Too project. In this post she reflects on key aspects of peer support for young people affected by sexual violence. This blog post was originally published

Young researchers’ views on what peer support for young people affected by sexual violence should look like

Delphine Girma is a Research Assistant in the International Centre, working on the Our Voices Too project. In this post she reflects on key aspects of peer support for young people affected by sexual violence. This blog post was originally published

Applying theory to understand the potential of group work with young people affected by sexual violence

This week Claire Cody draws on theory from trauma studies and community development to frame the value of group work with children and young people affected by sexual violence. This blog post originally appeared on the Our Voices website.   As

Applying theory to understand the potential of group work with young people affected by sexual violence

This week Claire Cody draws on theory from trauma studies and community development to frame the value of group work with children and young people affected by sexual violence. This blog post originally appeared on the Our Voices website.   As

‘Everybody deserves a voice’ Closing the gap between policy and practice for children affected by CSE

This week Lucie Shuker, Zoe Cox and Kirsche Walker reflect on a recent event that looked at closing the gap’ between policy commitments to listen to young people affected by CSE, and practice on the ground. “People thought because (my

‘Everybody deserves a voice’ Closing the gap between policy and practice for children affected by CSE

This week Lucie Shuker, Zoe Cox and Kirsche Walker reflect on a recent event that looked at closing the gap’ between policy commitments to listen to young people affected by CSE, and practice on the ground. “People thought because (my

Stronger together? Group work with young people in child sexual exploitation services

Isabelle Brodie leads work on the participation strand of the Alexi project. Here she reflects on conversations with project workers about the value and place of group work with young people in child sexual exploitation services. Working with a group

Stronger together? Group work with young people in child sexual exploitation services

Isabelle Brodie leads work on the participation strand of the Alexi project. Here she reflects on conversations with project workers about the value and place of group work with young people in child sexual exploitation services. Working with a group

Strengthening participatory practice across Europe: resources  and updates from the LEAP project

Kate D’Arcy. Project coordinator The LEAP project is a European project which aims to support children and young people affected by sexual violence by strengthening and facilitating participatory practice. It is running from 2015-2017, and is part of a programme

Strengthening participatory practice across Europe: resources  and updates from the LEAP project

Kate D’Arcy. Project coordinator The LEAP project is a European project which aims to support children and young people affected by sexual violence by strengthening and facilitating participatory practice. It is running from 2015-2017, and is part of a programme

Making Noise: Children’s voices for positive change after sexual abuse

Camille Warrington writes about today’s launch of the ‘Making Noise’ report about the perspectives and views of children and young people affected by sexual abuse in the family environment. You might not think much of telling anyone, you might not

Making Noise: Children’s voices for positive change after sexual abuse

Camille Warrington writes about today’s launch of the ‘Making Noise’ report about the perspectives and views of children and young people affected by sexual abuse in the family environment. You might not think much of telling anyone, you might not

‘Being Heard’ Project – Call for Evidence

The International Centre (IC) in partnership with Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) are undertaking an international review of evidence relating to participatory methodologies used in research and consultation relating to sexual violence involving children and young people. We would be

‘Being Heard’ Project – Call for Evidence

The International Centre (IC) in partnership with Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) are undertaking an international review of evidence relating to participatory methodologies used in research and consultation relating to sexual violence involving children and young people. We would be