18 June 2016 – A social institutions known as Happy Children Tanzania (HCT) yesterday organised a festival at Mwembeyanga grounds, Temeke District in Dar es Salaam Region to encourage communities to fight violence against children in the country.
14 June 2016 - First the good news: child marriage in Ethiopia is declining.
3rd June 2016 - Civil society and young people are paving the way for change across Southern Africa.
3 June 2016 - South Africa’s first nationwide study on sex abuse has found that one in three young people will experience some form of sexual abuse before the age of 17, with boys at a higher risk than girls.
“To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.” Nelson Mandela
7 June 2016 - Ratified by every country except one—South Sudan—the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women prohibit child marriage. However, despite widespread condemnation and laws against the practice, child marriage is the terrible fate that many young girls face across the world. Its persistence is mainly attributed to poverty and gender inequality.
7 June 2016 - The Non-Governmental Organisation Coordinating Council –NGOCC Southern Province has welcomed the adoption of a model law on eradicating child Marriage Southern African Development Community -SADC.
NEW YORK, 02 Jun 2016 - In his Annual report on children and armed conflict covering the year 2015, the UN Secretary-General expressed his shock at the scale of grave violations committed against children in countries such as Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, South Sudan, Syria and Yemen.
OUAGADOUGOU, May 31, 2016 – Tasséré Ouedraogo, 33, appears to have spent his childhood comfortably, as reflected in the colorful tailor-made suit he wears as an adult. Yet, from age 11 to 16, he was a bakroman, or street child, in local slang.
27 May 2016 - *Urges stakeholders to rise against violence against children
18 May 2016 - The Liberia National Children's Representative Forum formerly the Children Parliament is calling on the Government of Liberia and its partners to fast track rape cases in the country.
Selection of documentaries on key Child Rights issues in Africa from various sources.