African Child Policy Forum & Better Care Network9 Oct 2017
This Annex compiles the presentations delivered at the 21-22 June 2017 Africa Expert Consultation on Violence Against Children in All Care Settings and is intended to accompany the Final Report of the meeting.
High numbers of children in kinship care in South Africa are putting a strain on the foster care system due to the intensive supervision required in order for families to receive the Foster Care Grant.
Following the disappearance of 470 street-connected children after being detained in Nairobi County, county officials claim that it is the responsibility of the federal government to house and rehabilitate the children.
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.