Day of the African Child Themes

DAC DAC Theme
Day of the African Child (DAC) 2023 TBA
Day of the African Child (DAC) 2022 Eliminating Harmful Practices Affecting Children: Progress on Policy & Practice since 2013
Day of the African Child (DAC) 2021 30 years after the adoption of the Charter: accelerate the implementation of Agenda 2040 for an Africa fit for children
Day of the African Child (DAC) 2020 Access to a child-friendly Justice System in Africa
Day of the African Child (DAC) 2019 Humanitarian Action in Africa: Children’s Rights First
Day of the African Child (DAC) 2018 No Child Left Behind
Day of the African Child (DAC) 2017 The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development for Children in Africa: Accelerating Protection, Empowerment and Equal Opportunity
Day of the African Child (DAC) 2016 Conflict and Crisis in Africa: Protecting all Children’s Rights
Day of the African Child (DAC) 2015 25 Years after the adoption of the African Children’s Charter: Accelerating our Collective Efforts to End Child Marriage in Africa
Day of the African Child (DAC) 2014 A Child friendly, quality, free and compulsory education for all children in Africa
Day of the African Child (DAC) 2013 Eliminating Harmful Social and Cultural Practices affecting Children: our Collective Responsibility
Day of the African Child (DAC) 2012 The Rights of Children with Disabilities: The Duty to Protect, Respect, Promote and Fulfill
Day of the African Child (DAC) 2011 All Together for Urgent Actions in Favor of Street Children
Day of the African Child (DAC) 2010 Planning and Budgeting for the Rights of the Child: A Collective Responsibility
Day of the African Child (DAC) 2009 Africa Fit for Children: A Call for Accelerated Action Towards Child Survival
Day of the African Child (DAC) 2008 Child Participation
Day of the African Child (DAC) 2007 Combat Child Trafficking
Day of the African Child (DAC) 2006 Right to Protection; Stop Violence against Children
Day of the African Child (DAC) 2005 Africa’s Orphans and Vulnerable Children: Our Collective Responsibility
Day of the African Child (DAC) 2004 Child and the Family
Day of the African Child (DAC) 2003 Birth Registration
Day of the African Child (DAC) 2002 Popularizing the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child