In the Best Interest of the Child: Harmonising Laws on Children in West and Central Africa. Addis Ababa: The African Child Policy forum

This report reviews the extent to which a number of West and Central African countries have harmonised their laws along the lines of what is required under the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and the African Charter on the rights and Welfare of the Child (ACrWC). The countries in question are Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic (CAR), the Gambia, Ghana, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Togo

Published 2012-07-03