Childwatch pages about Africa
(This page is currently under construction)
This page is constantly updated to reflect the latest online, news and publications for Africa.
Child Research Institutions: Working in or on Africa
- Kenya: Department of Educational Psychology, Kenyatta University: Keyatta University (KU) takes pride in the fact that it is home to some of the world's top scholars, researchers and educationists. KU is especially renowned for the high standards of the Education Department, its flagship department since inception. This is evidenced by the institution's ISO certification, in addition to being declared the top performing parastatal and university in Kenya in 2008. Read more...
- Senegal: Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA): CODESRIA is headquartered in Dakar, Senegal. It was established in 1973 as an independent Pan-African organisation with a primary focus on the social sciences, broadly defined. It is recognised not only as the pioneer African social research organisation but also as the apex non-governmental centre of social knowledge production in Africa. Read more...
- South Africa: The Children's Institute, University of Cape Town: The Children's Institute UCT seeks to contribute to policies, laws and interventions that promote equality, realise the rights and improve the prospects of all children in South Africa. Established at UCT in 2001, the CI seeks to bring about positive change in the lives of children through a complex but carefully honed combination of social and legal research, multiple level evidence-based advocacy and public engagement, capacity-building, and a communications strategy designed to reach diverse audiences. Read more...
- The African Child Policy Forum
- The African Child Information Hub - a one-stop shop for Child Rights Resources.
- The African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child
Early Childhood Development Virtual University: The ECDVU has played a key role, with other regional and international partners, in the development of a triennial series of African International ECD Conferences. The ECDVU is committed to promoting ECD in The Majority World through innovative education, networking, publishing and other means.
African Network for the Prevention and Protection Against Child Abuse and Neglect (ANPPCAN), a Pan African organization network of national chapters and organizations that work towards promoting greater understanding and respect for the rights of Africa’s children.
Centre for the Study of Childhood and Youth At the University of Sheffield - Involved and taking part in projects and programmes on and in Africa