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Reinforcing Child Participation: The Civil Society Forum on the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child

Of critical concern has been how to ensure meaningful child participation at the regional and pan-African forums where key policy decisions are made on their behalf. There is need for meaningful child participation at regional platforms, such as the CSO Forum and the formulation and adoption of guidelines on child participation, as a mechanism of ensuring systematic and meaningful child participation. This report is as a result of a study commissioned by Save the Children Sweden to conduct extensive primary and desk research to ascertain views of children that will inform the development of appropriate guidelines on child participation for the CSO Forum.

Published 2012-12-07