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Newsletter: From Evidence to Action

Children's Protection and Cultural Rights - Fact Sheets

Type :
Toolkits & guidelines
Author :
Save the Children Sweden
Published :
2011
Link :

These fact sheets on Children's Protection and Cultural Rights -composed of 8 sections- have been developed to help child protection stakeholders promote, preserve and strengthen the positive aspects of customary practices and values and change harmful ones. The priority areas of focus of the fact sheets in this series are: 1. Children’s cultural rights & protection rights; 2. Role players with the power to develop custom; 3. Positive African customary practices that protect children; 4. Some practical guidelines on how to promote positive customary practices; 5. Harmful customary practices; 6. Changing harmful customary practices; 7. Ideas for future change; and 8. Harmful un-African practices.