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Newsletter: From Evidence to Action

African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child

Type :
Government policy & legislation
Author :
The African Union
Published :
1999
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This is an international treaty created by the African Union. It sets out the rights of the child and the obligations of its signatory states to bring about realisation of these rights. Widely ratified, it is one of the key child rights documents for African states.