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Guide to the phenomenon of bullying

With its expertise and presence in seven Montreal neighbourhoods, Pact de rue has just published a guide on bullying. The street workers of this Montreal NPO, girls and boys, are well aware of the problems associated with this issue among both the aggressors and the aggressees. It was on the basis of this direct experience that they were able to deconstruct the phenomenon and, with the financial support of the Ministère de la Famille du Québec, produce a guide for all youth intervenors, particularly in the school setting. (more…)

A MENTOR PARENT, UYANGA

In Mongolia, the Association of Parents with Disabled Children (APDC) has been implementing a Mentor Parents Program since 2010 with the financial support of FDG. APDC organizes training for mentor parents to improve their skills and knowledge about children rights, human dignity, legislation and policy changes, while participating in various social activities. The Mentor Parents focus on supporting families who need guidance for the well-being of disabled children, they provide comprehensive information about child disability, state welfare law to the parents and help parents (more…)

My best approach with the three children is to get out our bicycles and trailer to enjoy the outdoors and not spend too much money for outings.

One from the heart

A partner distinguish himself

A satchel full of surprises

In Mongolia, Adolescent Development Center (ADC), as part of the Dream Key project, the young girls were invited to create handicraft items as an alternative to prostitution. Knowing that the foundation funding this project was Canadian, the girls sent a handbag to our offices, which we offered as a draw prize at our last consultation meeting. Chantal Larouche, coordinator of Maison Richelieu, was the winner of that handbag and decided to use it as a tool for mobilizing the girls of the Maison. The satchel has become a suggestion “box”. Yet the girls at this shelter, much affected by this story, created solidarity scarves that were issued to Dulmaa L., our coordinator in Mongolia, when she came to the Maison in June. As a result, contact has been established between the Quebec and Mongolian realities.

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