Special section: Empowering children and youth through Art

Welcome to this section dedicated to the use of Arts as a way to engage and empower children and youth affected by adversity. You can find resources and news on the issue and updates from a pilot project of Tdh with IICRD to build resilience for the ones affected by migration and conflicts in Iraq and Eygpt, through artistic projects.

News

11 Sep 2018
In Vrsac, Serbia the training course for youth workers " Social Inclusion Through Applied Drama" has just ended, where 26 youth workers from 6 countries learned from experts from Spain, England, Hungary and Serbia how to use applied drama... Read more
01 Sep 2018
The YouCreate September Bulletin highlights the project activities over the months of July and August. The Bulleting summarizes activities on the global and the country (Egypt and Iraq) levels. The documents referred to in the... Read more
18 Jun 2018
In Bacau, in the communes Negri, Racova, Scorteni, Sărata, Bogdăneşti and Pîrjol, the children built their models for their future playgrounds. The workshops were facilitated by 3 architects from Bucharest, with expertise in the development of rural... Read more

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07 May 2018
This article presents a brief description of the Monitoring and Evaluation Structure used for evaluating social, cultural and practical impacts of projects. The structure is developed by a community-based public art organization called... Read more
01 Jul 2017
ChildArt’s “Your Brain on Art” focuses on the intersection of the arts and brain research, describing projects involving children in schools as well as cross-cultural and community outreach. Divided in three sections, it ... Read more
14 Jun 2017
This review examines how arts-based practices contribute to the mental health and resilience of children and young people aged between 11 and 18 years. Drawing on findings from 8 papers, the study identified a number of positive effects... Read more

Other resources

07 Aug 2018
We are sharing this BITelevision interview with the psychologist from the Assistance Center for Tortured Survivors, Kalina Yordanova, on the issue of the refugee crisis and children who are the most vulnerable victims of it. In the video Kalina... Read more
07 Feb 2018
This video presents an approach to the psychoanalytical process that can be quite fun. The Squiggle game introduced by Donald Winnicott, based on his work with children, allows the therapist or the parent to engage with the child in a creative and... Read more
02 Feb 2018
Barefeet Theater is a non-governmental organization (NGO) that uses play, creativity, and empowerment to give vulnerable children in Zambia a chance at a better life. Barefeet was founded by former street children as a response to the plight of... Read more

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Empowering children and youth through Art

[Serbia] Social inclusion through applied drama – For quality support of vulnerable groups
Date of publication: 2018
In Vrsac, Serbia the training course for youth workers " Social Inclusion Through Applied Drama" has just ended, where 26 youth workers from 6 countries learned from experts from Spain, England, Hungary and Serbia how to use applied drama as a too
[MENA (Middle East, north africa)] YouCreate September Bulletin
Date of publication: 2018
The YouCreate September Bulletin highlights the project activities over the months of July and August.
Children and war - the generation that is growing without a home and without security (Interview with Kalina Yordanova) [Video] [Video]
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: BITelevision
We are sharing this BITelevision interview with the psychologist from the Assistance Center for Tortured Survivors, Kalina Yordanova, on the issue of the refugee crisis and children who are the most vulnerable victims of it.
YouCreate Pilot Project - Capitalization Activities (Midpoint Capitalization)
Date of publication: 2018
In the context of the YouCreate project, this document outlines 2 tools to be used for initial
Art for Young Change Makers on the Move
Date of publication: 2018
In the context of the YouCreate Project, this document is part two (part one was published on
[Romania] In Bacau, the children from 6 communities built the models of their future playgrounds
Date of publication: 2018
In Bacau, in the communes Negri, Racova, Scorteni, Sărata, Bogdăneşti and Pîrjol, the children
Artolution Monitoring and Evaluation Structure
Date of publication: 2018
This article presents a brief description of the Monitoring and Evaluation Structure used for
[Egypt] Art for Young Change Makers on the Move - You Create Pilot Art-kit
Date of publication: 2018
In the context of the You Create project, a toolkit (Art-kit) has been developed by the academic partner, the International Institute for Child Rights and Development (IICRD) to be used to train youth leaders and their adult allies to use various
[International] Methodological Plan for Field Visits - You Create project
Date of publication: 2018
In the context of the You Create project, field visits will be organized by the academic partner, the International Institute for Child Rights and Development, in order to capture best practices and lessons learnt on the use of arts to support chi

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