12:59 07/09/2010
Swechha street performance in Delhi

Something to shout about: India’s Right to Education Act

VSO has worked with Delhi-based youth organisation Swechha for many years. We have provided them with long-term volunteers and youth volunteers as part of the International Citizen Service. Vedika Jiandani, Youth Action Supervisor at Swechha tells us about the recent campaigns her organisation has been working on.

Three years ago India officially recognised education… Read more »

12:59 07/09/2010
Young people in Mozambique

Helping young people to get involved in development

VSO and Youth is a policy position paper which sets out how and why we are supporting young people. It looks at how VSO is helping young people living in poverty to access essential services like education and health, and to get employment.

More importantly the paper looks at how young people can… Read more »

12:59 07/09/2010
Nine is Mine campaigners

The power of children’s voices in advocacy

Steve Lewis was recently visiting the VSO programme in India. For this week’s blog we have invited one or our partners, Vedika Jiandani,  from the national volunteering programme in India to write for us.

I work for Swechha, which is a youth-run and youth-focused organisation that provides a platform for people to ‘be the… Read more »


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