Tag Archives | African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child

Citizenship rights for children – Kenya

ACERWC Communication Article 6, especially sub-article 4, of the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child guarantees the rights of every African child to a nationality at birth. Nubian children in Kenya are born stateless, and face daunting challenges convincing the Kenyan government to grant them citizenship when they come of age. […]

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Forum on the Participation of NGOs at the 44th Ordinary ACmHPR Session: Resolution on the Situation of Children’s Rights in Africa

FORUM ON THE PARTICIPATION OF NGOS AT THE 44TH ORDINARY SESSION OF THE AFRICAN COMMISSION FOR HUMAN AND PEOPLES’ RIGHTS AND THE 18TH HUMAN RIGHTS BOOK FAIR 7-9 NOVEMBER 2008 IN ABUJA- NIGERIA Thematic Resolution RESOLUTION ON THE SITUATION OF CHILDREN’S RIGHTS IN AFRICA Considering the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the […]

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