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Published | November 30th, 2018
On the occasion of the 2018 International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) that is being commemorated under the theme ‘Empowering Persons with Disabilities and Ensuring Inclusiveness and Equality’, the African Committee of Experts on the Right and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) joins the commemorations taking place around the world. The Committee recognizes the […]
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Consultancy services needed for the continental study on the status of harmonization of laws of children in Africa with international and regional child rights instruments. For more Information Kindly Check the ‘Call for Applications‘ and ‘Vacancies‘.
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The African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child draws its mandate from articles 32-46 of the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child, which was adopted by the Heads of State and Government of the OAU on 11th July 1990 and came into force on 29th November 1999.
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In line with State Parties reporting obligations, the Committee will conduct a follow-up mission to assess Ethiopia progress in implementing its concluding observations on 16-17 October, 2018 in Addis Ababa.
The Committee and The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) adopt their first ever Joint General Comment on Ending Child Marriage.
Pursuant to Article 44 of the African Children’s Charter, a communication/complaint was lodged before the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child on 15 December 2015.