Publications

Strengthening knowledge and capacities on meaningful child participation is at the core of both the former campaign It’s Time to Talk! and Dialogue Works. Toolkits, policy briefs, reports and child friendly documents are available here.

Advocacy

Briefing Paper on incorporating Children’s Views in Policy Interventions

The Policy Briefing Paper I which is published jointly by Time to Talk and Young Lives, aims to incorporate working Children’s Views in Policy Interventions.

English

Briefing Paper on incorporating Children’s Views in Policy Interventions

Briefing Paper on Gender Differences in Children’s Work

This Policy Briefing Paper focuses on gender differences in children’s work. It builds upon the experiences in Time to Talk (2016-2020).

English, Spanish, German

Briefing Paper on Gender Differences in Children’s Work

Briefing Paper on Children’s Participation, Protection and Resilience

This Policy Briefing Paper focuses on the relation between children’s participation in decision-making processes and their resilience.

English, Spanish, German

Briefing Paper on Children’s Participation, Protection and Resilience

Let our voices be heard!

Our Children Advisory Comittees identified problems, discussed solutions and formed messages and recommendations for political stakeholders – all around the main topic of child work.

English, Spanish

Let our voices be heard!

18 examples of child-led Advocacy Actions

Partner organisations who were part of the “Time to Talk!” – Campaign share about creative and diverse CAC advocacy actions.

English, Spanish

18 examples of child-led Advocacy Actions

Let our voices be heard! – 2022

In 2022 our Children’s Advisory Committees have convened to reassess the advocacy priorities from 2019.

English, Spanish

Let our voices be heard! – 2022

Kigali Declaration

CAC representatives from 16 countries around the world came together for the Global Gathering of Working Children and Youth in Rwanda in January 2023.
They developed an outcome document with suggestions and demands for policy and practice from the local to the global level.

English, Spanish, Arabic, Swahili, Amharic, Indonesian, French, German, Filipino, Hiligaynon (dialect in the Philippines), Hindi, Nepali

Kigali Declaration

Child friendly

Child friendly:
Paul´s diary

In our child-friendly report,  Paul and Supermaia travel the world together to visit working children and to find out about the different lives, hopes and reasons why children work.

English, Spanish, French, German, Arabic, Kyrgysz, Thai, Nepali, Hindi, Swahili

Child friendly:
Paul´s diary

Child friendly:
In simple words!

We developed a child-friendly version of the final declaration of the IV. Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child Labour.

English, Spanish, French, German

Child friendly:
In simple words!

Child friendly: Durban Call to Action!

This is the child friendly version of the Durban Call to Action – outcome document of the V Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour that took place in South Africa in May 2022, developed jointly by Dialogue Works and other child rights organisations (UNICEF, the Child Rights Network for Southern Africa (CRNSA), Save the Children and the Department of Social Development of the Republic of South Africa).

English, Spanish

Child friendly: Durban Call to Action!

Research

It’s Time to Talk! – Research Report (2017)

We proudly present our final T2T-report with all findings of the consultations with 1.822 children worldwide. 134 consultations with girls and boys aged 5 to 18 were organized across 36 countries between April 2016 and May 2017 with child friendly research methods. 

English, Spanish, French, German

It’s Time to Talk – Research Report (2017)

It’s Time to Talk! – Lessons Learned I

This report outlines the results of the lessons learned and validation process of the Time to Talk project, undertaken from January to July 2018. 

English, Spanish

It’s Time to Talk! – Lessons Learned I

It’s Time to Talk – Lessons Learned II

This report outlines the results of the lessons learned and validation process of the Time to Talk project, undertaken from August 2018 to April 2020. 

English

It’s Time to Talk – Lessons Learned II

It’s Time to Talk! – Reflections on Child Participation

This publication summarises the results of the internal lessons learned process and an external evaluation conducted in 2020.

English, Spanish, German

It’s Time to Talk! – Reflections on Child Participation

Global Evaluation of It’s Time to Talk!

This publication encompasses the campaign’s evaluation report. The evaluation was conducted by an external team of researchers in 2020.

English

Global Evaluation of It’s Time to Talk!

Situation analysis on child labour and participation

Dialogue Works partners in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Kenya, Lebanon, Nepal, Peru and Zimbabwe have conducted country specific analysises on child labour and participation – the findings are summarized here.

English, Spanish

Situation analysis on child labour and participation

Toolkits

Toolkit I – Research

The Time to Talk! Research Toolkit was developed to provide the implementing civil society organisations with a practical guide to the participatory research.

English, Spanish, French

Toolkit I – Research

Toolkit II – Advocacy

The Time to Talk! Advocacy Toolkit was developed to provide guidance on collaborative and child-led advocacy activities. We encourage everyone who works with children and youth between eight to 18 to use the Original Toolkit first and to further support collaborative and child led advocacy the Toolkit II.

English, Spanish

Toolkit II – Advocacy

Training Module – Self-Care, Risk and Disappointment Management

This module provides activities for CAC members, youth and adult co-facilitators to enhance self-care, celebrate achievements and manage risks and disappointments.

English, Spanish

Training Module – Self-Care, Risk and Disappointment Management

Training Module – Embedding and Institutionalising Children’ Participation (Part A)

This module supports efforts to embed structures such as Children’s Advisory Committees (CACs) in ongoing organisational structures.

English, Spanish

Training Module – Embedding and Institutionalising Children’ Participation (Part A)

Training Module – Embedding and Institutionalising Children’ Participation (Part B)

This module focuses on efforts to embed and institutionalise sustainable platforms and processes for working children’s participation in external institutions and governance mechanisms.

English, Spanish

Training Module – Embedding and Institutionalising Children’ Participation (Part B)

Skill training: Climate Justice

This skill training workshop, developed by the partner organisation Nabaa (Lebanon), provides activities for CAC members to raise awareness on climate change and climate justice and its different effects on people.

English, Spanish

Skill training: Climate Justice

Skill Training: Climate change

This skill training workshop, developed by the partner organisations TAWLAE (Tanzania), JCM (Zambia) and Claire O’Kane, provides activities for CAC members to gain knowledge to involve different stakeholders to find solutions to tackle climate change.

English, Spanish

Skill Training: Climate change

Skill Training: Theatre

This skill training workshop, developed by the partner organisation CAJDEN (Philippines), provides activities for CAC members to learn how to express themselves by learning basic acting skills and how to present advocacy messages through theatre.

English, Spanish

Skill Training: Theatre

Skill Training: Disability and inclusion

This skill training workshop, developed by the partner organisation CSID (Bangladesh), provides activities for CAC members to gain or increase their knowledge on disability, diverse types of disability, challenges and the process of disability inclusion.

English, Spanish

Skill Training: Disability and inclusion

Skill Training: Comic

This skill training workshop, developed by the partner organisation VIGYAN (India), provides activities for CAC members to learn how to express themselves and share their stories with their own comic (stripes).

English, Spanish

Skill Training: Comic

Training Module – Communication and self-expression

This training module provides creative activities for CAC members to strengthen their self-expression and communication skills that benefit the power and authenticity of child and youth-led advocacy.

English, Spanish

Training Module – Communication and self-expression

Reports

Annual Report 2021

This annual report provides an overview of the main activities implemented within the Dialogue Works project frame on local to global level in 2021.

English, Spanish

Annual Report 2021

Annual Report 2022

This annual report provides an overview of the main activities implemented within the Dialogue Works project frame on local to global level in 2022, as well as lessons learned and suggestions of how to improve activities in 2023.

English, Spanish

Annual Report 2022

Documentation Global Gathering

CAC representatives from 16 countries around the world came together for the Global Gathering of Working Children and Youth in Rwanda in January 2023.
This documentation informs about the program of the Conference, the results of the discussions and activities, and lessons learned and an evaluation of the Gathering.

English, Spanish

Documentation Global Gathering

Evaluation Report: Mid-Term Evaluation

The MTE focuses on analysing what has been achieved during the project´s lifetime so far – from 15/10/2020 to 20/01/2023 – and what are the most important lessons learned.

English

Evaluation Report: Mid-Term Evaluation

Annual Report 2023

This annual report provides an overview of the main activities implemented within the Dialogue Works project frame on local to global level in 2023, as well as lessons learned and suggestions of how to improve activities in 2024.

English, Spanish

Annual Report 2023