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Mauritius has achieved full prohibition of corporal punishment of children with the enactment of the Children’s Act 2020. The new law came into force in January 2022. With this law reform, Mauritius is the 65th state worldwide, and the twelfth African state to realise children’s rights to protection from all violent punishment.
This brochure from UNICEF provides an overview of child marriage in the Sahel, a region spanning the northern portion of sub-Saharan Africa.
This report explores children and young people’s views and experiences related to COVID-19 and its indirect impacts. Firstly, it looks at children and young people’s perceptions of how COVID-19 has had an impact on their lives and countries.
This paper examines all policy and laws related to families in the South, West, East and Central regions of sub-Saharan Africa.
The special issue of Emerging Adulthood titled “Care-Leaving in Africa” is the first collection of essays on care-leaving by African scholars. This article, coauthored by scholars from North and South, argues in favor of North–South dialogue but highlights several challenges inherent in this, including the indigenizing and thus marginalizing of African experience and scholarship and divergent constructions of key social concepts.
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 Mauritania's initial reports, as well as other care-related concluding observations, ratification dates, and links to the Universal Periodic Review.
Le(a) consultant(e) national(e) sera engagé(e) pour assister le chef d'équipe dans la phase de conception de l'évaluation en lui apportant toute son expertise et dans la phase de collecte en lui facilitant l'accès et l'identification des personnes ressources au sein de l'administration et la société civile.
Explores the relationship between fostering and education in West Africa. Identifies special need to focus on protecting and educating young girls.