9 February 2017 - The groups presented extensive expert evidence showing that child victims or offenders who were identified in the media suffered extensive psychological harm.
PRETORIA, 15 August 2016 - In a victory for children’s rights, the Constitutional Court has confirmed the principle that the best interests of children should always prevail, and that the arrest and detention of a child by the police should be done as a measure of absolute last resort.
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.
FREETOWN, 29 April 2016 - Child inmates are left to languish in prison with no visitors or legal assistance as many wait years for a trial.
27 February 2016 - Children in Rwanda may soon gain direct access to justice at a much lower age once an amendment to harmonise disparity in the different ages is passed.
October 15, 2015 - Parents and teachers can continue beating up children as a disciplinary measure because the landmark High Court judgment on corporal punishment only dealt with the constitutionality of caning of juveniles as judicial punishment.
27 September 2013 - In 2008, Guinea undertook to promote non-custodial measures for young people in conflict with the law. Five years later, practical application of this decision is virtually nonexistent. The same number of youngsters are still being put into prison for minor crimes. Terre des hommes (Tdh) is working so that the incarceration of youngsters becomes the exception rather than the rule in this poor West African country.
20 November 2012 - Egyptian police and military officers have arrested and detained over 300 children during protests in Cairo over the past year, in some cases beating or torturing them, Human Rights Watch said today.
6 November 2012 - David Mugawe, Executive Director of the African Child Policy Forum (ACPF), will this week receive an award from the International Juvenile Justice Observatory (IJJO)
5 November 2012 - David Mugawe, Executive Director of the African Child Policy Forum (ACPF), will this week receive an award from the International Juvenile Justice Observatory (IJJO) in recognition of his efforts to promote and protect the rights of African children within the justice system.
Selection of documentaries on key Child Rights issues in Africa from various sources.