Child Led Data Collection: A guide for young people to learn how to do research and create positive change


A manual launched by Save the Children in the framework of the project “A Civil Society for Children’s Rights in the MENA Region”, developed to support young people and adults/organizations to better understand Child Led Data Collection and the important role young people have in collecting information about their lives and telling others about their realities.

List people or organisations involved in producing the resource

Save the Children

Collective Participation
Age range of target people
0-8 years
9-12 years
13-15 years
16-18 years
Characteristics of children and groups
All children
Care experience
Living in poverty
Living with violence
Living rurally
Living in a city
Contact with the criminal justice system
Young carers
Refugees, asylum seekers, undocumented migrants
Ethnic, religious, linguistic minorities
Roma, Sinti, Travellers
Persons with disabilities
Phases in cycle of participation
Connecting with Children
Identifying Issues and Priorities
Investigating Children's Views
Taking Action
Following-up on Actions
Evaluating and Sharing
Skills trained
Awareness Raising
Type of resource
electronic publication (PDF)