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“I learned that I’m a child with value, but before I felt that only adults had value, so now I realise I have my own personality as part of the community” – (Egyptian young researcher)  How it all started In 2012, we worked in partnership with a grass-roots organisation called Children’s Cooperative to facilitate a […]


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“Projects like this are really needed as they offer a catalyst for integration”. How it all started Following on from our project supporting refugee children in Nepal, in 2011 we facilitated a participatory filmmaking project with a group of young Bhutanese who had recently been resettled to Greater Manchester. We worked with 23 young people […]


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“Through the Bhutanese Refugee Children’s Forum activities, we learn to be ourselves and know ourselves” How it started The Bhutanese refugees arrived in Nepal in the early 1990s fleeing political conflict following the Bhutanese government’s ‘one nation, one people’ policy. Our project began in the refugee camps in 2007-8 with young person-led research which found […]