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Mapping the Children’s and Parents’ Participation

Organisation: Know-how Centre
Mapping the Children’s and Parents’ Participation and Activism in the Child Protection System in Bulgaria


Know-how Centre for Alternative Care for Children, New Bulgarian University


To explore the personal perspectives of young people with lived experience of care (YPCE) and parents in adversity for the child protection system and to review the extent of YPCE’s and parent’s participation and their interest to activism using participatory action research methods. The study will also map the activism of children, young people, and parents in child protection contexts by identifying existing groups (formal and informal) and the organisations supporting such groups in Bulgaria.


166,900 EUR


12 months

Start date:

01 May 2021

Strategic goal:

Refocusing public commitments
Promoting parents’ and young people’s voices