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Mapping Children on the Move within Africa

March 17th, 2019

In reviewing State Parties report on the implementation of the Charter, the Committee has identified children on the move as an emerging child protection issue in African, and therefore commissioned a study in view of making recommendations to tackle the problem in Member States.  The Committee observed that there were challenges with regard to upholding the rights and welfare of children on the move and that there are gaps on the type of protection measures and treatment that is be accorded to such children within our beloved Continent.

The study presents key drivers of the children on the move, migration routes, challenges faced by children on the move, policy and institutionalized content protecting children on the move and finally the way forward.

The study is available is English and French:

ACERWC_Study Mapping Children on the Move within Africa Nov2018 _A4_Website version

ACERWC_Study Mapping Children on the Move within Africa Nov2018 _A4__FRENCH_Website version