2 October 2017 - Kinshasa - For the past few weeks, Central African Republic (CAR) cities such as Zemio have evolved from battlefields for rival rebel groups to ghost towns.
25 JULY 2015 - First Lady Esther Lungu has warned that Zambia is doing itself a de-service by denying children with disabilities an opportunity to participate in day-to-day activities.
4 February 2013 - Steadily approaching the title of the second highest cause of disability in the world, mental health disorders are an international health concern that is gaining considerable attention.
Children with disabilities must not be forgotten during crises and conflict, UNICEF said at an international conference.
Theresia Degener was born into this world without arms, she has learned to do everything with her feet. Needless to say, in carrying out her daily routine, she sometimes draws people’s attention.
Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Women, Children and Persons with Disabilities says the fight against violence on women shouldn't only happen once a year as an event because it is an ongoing concern that requires attention throughout the year.
Last Wednesday, AwaaWaa2 launched its weeklong celebration packed with activities to encourage people to accept and embrace children and other persons with communication difficulties.
Through no fault of her own, baby Zarau Audu may not be able to walk normally when she grows up. Unlike most of her peers, at 11 months old, she already faces the daunting prospect of being physically challenged throughout life. If she were able to speak, certainly she would not have kind words for her mother, who by her actions or rather, lack of action, has placed her in this precarious position.
Caring for an intellectually disabled child can be emotionally and physically draining. Parents are often unable to perform their daily duties, including giving other children in the family the attention they need.
Selection of documentaries on key Child Rights issues in Africa from various sources.