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.
African children victims of family and community induced crimesACPF 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…
28 October 2016 -- Two brothers who say they were regularly beaten and forced to work as child slaves in Mauritania have taken their case to a regional African child rights body, where they are testifying against their abuser and the Mauritanian government.
BANJUL, 31 October 2016 - Ghana has submitted the consolidated report on national development strategy for the protection of children to the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC), 28 Ordinary session and the 12 Pre-session of the Committee meeting at Banjul, Gambia.
26 October 2016 - The scourge of child marriages has been a topical issue across the globe lately- with Zimbabwe having its own share of the limelight. There is also a growing consensus that legislators are key in shaping the campaign to end child marriages in the country.