8 January 2017 - A project by Development Aid from People to People (DAPP), 'Let the Children Stay in School', is positively impacting on the enrolment of children in schools chiefly because of such strategies as making sure that the learning environments are friendly, inclusive and conducive.
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…
Says the African Report on Child Wellbeing 2016, a Biennial Report on State Accountability to Children NAIROBI, 20 December 2016 /PRNewswire/ - The African Child Policy Forum (ACPF), a pan-African advocacy centre on children launched today in Dakar, Senegal, a report which highlights that despite decades of efforts, ineffectiveness of…
Thursday, 15 December 2016 10:30

TANZANIA: Dar moves against gender violence

Dar es Salaam, 14 December 2016 -- FOR the first time in history, Tanzania yesterday launched a National Plan of Action to end violence against women and children (2017-2022) that will provide a comprehensive and coordinated response to the prevention of violence.     
8 December 2016 -- Nine-year-old Xidollien has no idea that the vanilla pods he and his family so painstakingly cultivate throughout the year on their small vanilla farm in the north of Madagascar is one of the most valuable spices in the world.
CAPE TOWN - The University of Cape Town’s Children’s Institute says social grants do help address some challenges facing minors living in poverty.
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 09:00

AFRICA: Fighting Malnutrition

6 December 2016 - Civil society alliances from several African countries have come together to moot strategies for achieving the sustainable development goal of attaining a world free from malnutrition by 2020, writes Susan Babijja.
5 December 2016 - The trial of Dominic Ongwen, a senior member of the notorious Lord’s Resistance Army, opens on Tuesday before the International Criminal Court in The Hague. Many horrors will be recounted, but the case also throws up deep ethical questions: is a child, brutalised and turned into…