DAKAR, 14 November 2016 - Dozens of armed groups in eastern Congo prey on locals and exploit mineral reserves, and girls forced to join militia groups for food, money and protection
11 November 2016 - The Ministry of Education is rallying other partners including private sector, churches, NGOs, and civil society to mobilise resources to complement the education budget, currently at 13 per cent of total government budget, as part of efforts to increase access to education.  
Monday, 14 November 2016 09:31

LIBERIA: Protecting Albino Children

09 November 2016 - For generations, albinos have suffered because of the belief some countries and people have that leads them to hunt, kill and dismember albinos in the hope of ‘hitting the jackpot’ – that is, getting rich – which is outright cruel.
Monday, 14 November 2016 09:17

ETHIOPIA: When the child must be the parent

7 November 2016 - Aman’s* life is different compared to most teenagers in Jimma, south-western Ethiopia. He has no time for friends or for himself, he is too busy being a parent, taking care of his sick father and two brothers aged 10 and 14 years old.
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.
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.
Monday, 07 November 2016 12:26

Media Release: Africa’s Hidden Shame

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…
03 November 2016 - Malawi has made a commitment to amend its conflicting laws on the definition of a child, a move that will help in the fight against child marriage.