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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 19 The process of empowerment: lessons from the work of Peace Child International
Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 19882001 19 The process of empowerment: lessons from the work of Peace Child International David Woollcombe Introduction Soviet and American children persuaded their governments to end the Cold War. What struck Empowerment is the process whereby you take me was the children's conversations in the back a shy child and transform him or her into a of the car: they were more interesting than the confident, self-assured young person, able to lines I had written! So I replaced them, secretly contribute effectively and responsibly to at first - then with growing joy as the kids and I society. When the process is followed carefully, co-created the play. an excellent team of motivated young people is Peace Child became a movement where created, thrusting energy, vision and new life into adult-directed activity. Having worked with children would use the musical stage as a children on projects as varied as musical drama platform to express their concerns. A 15-year to house-building, I know what a great old from Minnesota described it thus: "Standing contribution empowerment can bring, both to on a stage saying lines that you'd written the activity and to the young people themselves. yourselves to ...