16 September 2017 - Maputo, a 17-year-old, albino boy was killed and his brain removed for what is believed to be used in witchcraft in Mozambique, local news reports said.

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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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Monday, 07 November 2016 12:26

Media Release: Africa’s Hidden Shame

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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