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Despite violences and diseases, a succesful year

“This year has been a very difficult one for our organization.The first challenge was to continue our activities through the ongoing political crisis: children have been the victims of physical and psychological violences since February 2015. 399 more words

Children

Look Beyond borders

Today I just wanted to share a video that I thought we should all take the time to look at.

Yes, this blog is about our Burundian children, but in fact it is about all children and all people going through hard times and in need of a hand that reaches out, an ear that listens, a shoulder that relieves from pain. 118 more words

Children

Bring back play

by Maisie Rowe

In this guest blog, originally published in this summer’s edition of the Landscape Journal, Maisie Rowe explains how a recent exhibition highlights how much our attitudes to play have changed – and largely not for the better. 1,822 more words
Guest Blog

This UN report is an indictment of a government that doesn't care - but also an opportunity for play advocates

The UN’s latest report on the UK government’s record on children’s rights includes some stringent conclusions about the abandonment of play policy. If play advocates can seize the moment, suggests Adrian Voce, it also provides the basis for a persuasive influencing campaign to restore children’s right to play as a national priority. 1,135 more words
Blog Post

Interview in Hackney Today - Defending the rights of children to play outdoors

Celebrating TWO YEARS since we launched Outdoor People I was interviewed a couple of weeks ago for the local paper… 655 more words

Outdoor People

open heart, open mind by clara hughes

I just finished reading Canadian Olympian speed skater and cyclist Clara Hughes’ memoir Open Heart, Open Mind. I was impressed with her detailed memories and ability to articulate herself. 157 more words

Personal Development/Changing Perspectives

Open Heart, Open Mind with Clara Hughes

On Wednesday, May 25 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. the Toronto Public Library (TPL) is hosting a lecture with Clara Hughes as part of their… 232 more words

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