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2017 ISCI Impact Award

ACPF is happy to win the 2017 ISCI Impact Award for its contribution to the lives and well-being of children through the use of child wellbeing indicators.

The award will be granted in the 6th Conference of the International Society for Child Indicators, which will be held on June 28th-30th.
The conference’s theme for this year is "Children in a World of Opportunities: Innovations in Research, Policy, and Practice".

Click here for more information on the Conference.

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22 May 2017 - It is therefore imperative that individual countries and Africa as a whole work towards creating a better place for children to flourish.

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16 May 2017 - Poverty continues to impact the lives of Middle Eastern and Northern African children, according to new analysis from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), which highlights that millions of the region’s young people live without quality health care or decent housing.

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PRETORIA, 15 May 2017 – The widespread notion that young women in South Africa fall pregnant in a bid to cash in on the government-offered child support grant money is baseless and incorrect, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) revealed on Monday.

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DURBAN, 5 May 2017 – Africans must not only pursue accelerated growth and benefit from it, but should take ownership of this growth, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Friday.

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JOHANNESBURG, 12 May 2017 - The African Child Policy Forum (ACPF), in collaboration with Graça Machel Trust, launched the 4th edition of its flagship report series today in Johannesburg, South Africa. The report entitled “The African Report on Child Wellbeing 2016, Getting It Rights: Bridging the gap between policy and practice” examines efforts being made in various African countries to implement children’s rights and ensure their wellbeing. It reveals that while governments have made significant stride to put appropriate laws and policies, weak enforcement remains a major barrier to enhance children’s protection from abuse and exploitation and ensure their overall wellbeing.

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MASERU, 2 mai 2017 - Le 29 e session ordinaire du Comité africain d'experts sur les droits et le bien - être de l'enfant (CAEDBE) est officiellement ouvert ses portes le 2 mai 2017 , à Maseru, le Royaume du Lesotho.

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MASERU, 02 May, 2017 –The 29th Ordinary Session of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) is officially opened on 02  May 2017, in Maseru, The Kingdom of Lesotho

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DAKAR, 3 Mai 2017 - Les enfants en situation de handicap sont "globalement invisibles et exclus" du système même s'il y a un problème de recensement et de statistiques sur leur nombre exact, a estimé, mercredi à Dakar, la chargée du programme Education inclusive de l'organisation "Sightsavers", Astou Sarr.

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DODOMA, April 28 2017 - Lawmakers yesterday tasked the government to explain when it will specifically revise the heavily criticized Law of Marriage Act of 1976 in order to protect young girls from being married off at a tender age.

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