This country care review includes the care related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child as part of its examination of Guinea’s periodic report to the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Ghana held a national legislative consultative meeting to" usher in the review of laws that protect children in the country to conform to current societal trends," according to this article from Ghana's Graphic Online. The review of the laws will include the Children’s Act, the Juvenile Justice Act and other related laws.
Spencer L. James, Jini L. Roby, Lindsay J. Powell, Bryan A. Teuscher, Kelsey L. Hamstead, Kevin Shafer - Children and Youth Services Review31 Oct 2017
This study assesses whether 157 children who spent time in a Ghanaian residential care facility but who have been reunified with their families scored differently on a battery of standardized child wellbeing measures than 204 children still living in residential care facilities using propensity score matching models.
The fifteen member states of the Economic Community of West African States(ECOWAS) have adopted the Strategic Framework for Strengthening National Child Protection Systems to Prevent and Respond to Violence.
International actors and representatives from Armenia, Ghana, Moldova, and Uganda convened in London September 11-15 2017 to learn and share experiences to inform the alternative care reform process in the four countries.
This infographic provides a historical timeline of the alternative care reform process in Ghana, marking key achievements in the establishment of policies, guidelines, procedures, and programs to improve the quality of care and protection for children without adequate family care.