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Save the Children Project

*      You are a member of a team assigned to investigate the causes of an issue listed below.

Team A

Team B

Team C

Team D

Team E

Child Labor

Orphaned / Abandoned Children

Children of War

Children in Poverty

Street Children

*       India

*       Bangladesh

 

*       China

*       Korea

*       Romania

 

 

*       Angola: Landmines

*       Kosovo

*       Afghanistan

*       Sri Lanka: Child soldiers

*       Iraq

 

*       Honduras

*       Guatemala

*       Ghana

*       Vietnam

*       United States

*       Thailand

*       Ireland

Resources:

*       A cry for help

*       Child labor

*       Forced Labor

*       Direction for World Bank

*       Child trafficking

*       Social and medical effects of child labor

*       Child labor stories

*       Child labor articles

*       Convention 182

*       Child Slaves India

 

 

*       Orphaned and abandoned children

*       China and human rights

*       Orphaned and Abandoned Children

 

*       Child soldiers

*       Save the children

*       Sri Lankan Children in crisis

*       Child’s Soldiers stories

*       Victims of war stories

*       Child Soldiers articles

*       Future of Child soldiers

 

*       Forgotten Children

*       Child trafficking

*       CARE fighting poverty

*       SPARE THE CHILD:

 

*       Street Children

*       Children in Crisis

*       Children in the US

*       Violence against children

*      Your team consist of a:

*      Social worker / welfare officer

*      Lawyer

*      Human rights activist

*      Medical officer

*      UNICEF representative

*      Volunteer

Sponsors:

*       Save the Children: Emergencies

*       Sponsorship

*       Sponsorship World Vision

 

Legal Issues:

*       Convention on the Rights of the Child

*       Justice Expert

*        International Legal Standards

 

General Resources

*      Human Rights Watch

*       

 

Steps to be taken by each group:

*      STEP 1:

*      Identify your subject (create a case study)

·         Name

·         Age

·         Family

·         Race

·         Education

·         Childhood problems

·         Possible steps to assist

·         Contacts

 

*      STEP 2:

*      Identify the characteristics of a child

*      Research the literature for the chosen issue. (look into publications in World Vision Website)

*      List possible steps to assist

*      Identify problems in assisting the child

 

*      STEP 3:

*      Suggest solutions

*      write out a report (each member writes his/her own report)

·         Present the current situation and how this situation should change

·         Present the effects this environment will have on the child

 

*      STEP 4:

*      Members orally present they views according to their position

*      Members should be prepared to answer relevant questions

 

*      STEP 5:

*      Present all findings in a file or folio

·         Case study

·         Research literature

·         Lists

·         Notes taken

·         Summaries

·         Reports

 

*      TERM ASSESSMENT (for each member)

*      20% Written Report

*      20% Oral