LONDON, 22 March 2017 - Some 500 million children already live in areas with limited water supplies.

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06 March 2017 - 34th session of the UN Human Rights Council

Child Rights Connect and ATD Fourth World, African Child Policy Forum, Child Helpline International, Defence for Children International, ECPAT, Edmund Rice International, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Eurochild, FICE International, Franciscans International, Geneva Infant Feeding Association, International Association of Youth and Family Judges and Magistrates, International Catholic Child Bureau (BICE), International Council of Women, International Federation of Social Workers, International Social Service, Make Mothers Matter, Save the Children, Terre des Hommes International Federation, Women's World Summit Foundation, Children's Rights Alliance for England*, Humanium*, Together (Scottish Alliance for Children's Rights)*.

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ADDIS ABABA, 31 January 2017 - /African Media Agency (AMA)/ - Today, Heads of State from across Africa endorsed the Addis Declaration on Immunization, also known as the Ministerial Declaration on Universal Access to Immunization, a historic and timely pledge to ensure that everyone in Africa – regardless of who they are or where they live – receives the full benefits of immunization. The endorsement was issued during the 28th African Union (AU) Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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Says the African Report on Child Wellbeing 2016, a Biennial Report on State Accountability to Children

NAIROBI, 20 December 2016 /PRNewswire/ - The African Child Policy Forum (ACPF), a pan-African advocacy centre on children launched today in Dakar, Senegal, a report which highlights that despite decades of efforts, ineffectiveness of public service delivery across the board remains a major factor for low child wellbeing outcomes and poor quality of services for most children in Africa.

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6 December 2016 - Civil society alliances from several African countries have come together to moot strategies for achieving the sustainable development goal of attaining a world free from malnutrition by 2020, writes Susan Babijja.

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2 December 2016 - Today is a day of celebration for children’s health care on the African continent as the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital shows off its completed state-of-the-art facilities to the media and VIP guests for the first time - ahead of receiving its first patients in the New Year.

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24 November 2016 - Oxfam is kick-starting campaigns in Morocco, Indonesia, India, Pakistan, Guatemala, South Africa and Zambia to coincide with the UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.Gender inequality is both the cause and the consequence of violence against women and girls, said Oxfam today, as the agency launches a new global campaign called "Enough: Together We Can End Violence Against Women and Girls" to stop one of the most prolific human rights violations.

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ADDIS ABABA, 7 November 2016 - One in four children in many countries in Africa experience sexual violence, a document presented at the "International Policy Conference on the African Child" in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa said Monday.

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ADDIS ABABA, 7 November 2016 - Social affairs ministers from Sierra Leone, Lesotho and Uganda presented today the strategies and legal frameworks their respective countries employ to halt violent acts committed against children.

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African children victims of family and community induced crimes
ACPF calls for a quick end to this “shameful practice”

7 NOVEMBER 2016, ADDIS ABABA: The African Child Policy Forum (ACPF) has kicked off its biennial International Policy Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia today, Monday, November 7th at the United Nations Conference Center. Its report, Crimes and Extreme Violence against Children in Africa: A Glimpse into Our Hidden Shame shows both the problem and the many solutions that can be enacted to protect children.

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