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Robbie Corey Boulet - Mail and Guardian,

Nearly 200 young children have died of starvation in hospitals across Ethiopia’s Tigray region as malnutrition soars one year after a brutal conflict broke out, according to data collected by local doctors and researchers.

Jonisayi Maromo - IOL,

Following the spate of abductions reported in different parts of South Africa, human rights NGO Amnesty International has called on the authorities in Pretoria to be transparent about the cases of kidnappings, and to bring the perpetrators to justice.


Niger hosted the third African Girls' Summit, as there is an upsurge of the violation of the right of the girl child and it couldnt have come at a better timing for the fight against Child mariage.

African Child Policy Forum,

African Child Policy Forum (ACPF) has organized a Pan-African event under the theme “The Economic Case for Investing in Children and Celebrating Model Practices in Africa”. The event will be held virtually on 18th November 2021 at 16:00-18:00 hrs (EAT).

Abraham Uwimana - All Africa,

Jeanne Uwamariya's firstborn Gloria Abijuru was born with a physical disability. The father to her children with whom they were not legally married abandoned his family when Abijuru was just 3 years old.


Ten new child-friendly gender-based violence courts are being established across Ghana. These courts are expected to significantly improve the quality and accuracy of evidence of survivors, by addressing the challenges they face in the trial process. 

News Ghana,

Close to 15,000 cases of violence against children are reported to law enforcement agencies in Ghana every year, the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has said.

African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child,

Be part of the 38th ordinary session which will be held virtually 15 - 26 November

Claudia Cappa, Nicole Petrowski, Antoine Deliege & Muhammad Rafiq Khan,

The purpose of this article is to describe the process of testing and piloting the UNICEF protocol on children in residential care in three countries: India, Ghana, and Kazakhstan.

Emily Delap of Child Frontiers, UNICEF Malawi country office, UNICEF ESARO, Changing the Way We Care, Government of Malawi,

This virtual study tour aims to provide you with an overview of care reform in Malawi from the comfort of your own home. Care reform relates to the care of children. It refers to efforts to improve the legal and policy frameworks, structures, services, supports and resources that determine and deliver alternative care, prevent family separation and support families to care for children well.