NAIROBI, 26 January 2017 – At least 2,000 street children have been rescued and rehabilitated in Nairobi in an ongoing initiative by the County Government to get them off the streets.
2 January 2017, FREETOWN - Aminatta stands in a narrow mud alley outside her house and rocks her brother's newborn baby from side to side. Her five-year-old son Thomas hovers nearby, trying to scribble on a mud wall with a broken pen. After a while, he totters over and tugs at his mother's skirt. He starts wiggling outstretched fingers while jerking his hips from side to side.
DAKAR, 16 November 2016 — Tens of thousands of children in religious schools across Senegal are forced to beg in the streets to make money for their teachers, activists say.
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.
MOROTO, 28 September 2016 — From dominating Kampala City streets, Karimojong children have relocated to neighbouring Nairobi, Kenya, a local government official from Moroto District, has revealed.
KINSHASA, 15 September 2016 - Cecilia held the microphone in her hands. The large headphones covered her ears. The small room that functioned as a community radio station in the bustling Gambela market in the outskirts of Kinshasa was crowded with other street children like Cecilia.
26 July 2016 - Following the decision of H.E. Macky Sall, President of the Republic of Senegal, to stop child begging in the streets of Senegal , the Committee commends this major step in combatting children rights abuse. Read the Open Letter from the Chaiperson of the ACERWC to the President of the Republic of Senegal.
KAMPALA, 5 July 2016 – 'When my first son with albinism was born...I didn't know what to think, but I immediately decided to love him.'
4 July 2016 - Senegal's President Macky Sall has threatened to send parents of child beggars to jail as a way of ending the age-old phenomenon.
11 April 2016 – Salim Otwao, a street child in Kisenyi, Mengo, knows firsthand the perils of living on the noisy, smelly, crowded and chaotic Kampala streets. His unkempt hair and grubby feet signal that body grooming is the least of his worries.
Selection of documentaries on key Child Rights issues in Africa from various sources.