Pocket Statistics on Children in Africa 2016

  • Child Wellbeing
Pages: 142
Year of Publication: 2016
Country: Africa

This Pocket Statistics presents the latest available data on issues related to children in Africa. It covers demographic, economic, education, health, and other child related indicators. It has two parts. The first part highlights summary statistics on Africa and the second part details statistics on individual countries.

Most of the statistics provided here are compiled from various sources: National Statistical Offices; AU; UNICEF; UNESCO; the UN Statistics Division; WHO; ILO; the official MDG indicators website of UNDP; UN Population Division; IMF; The Wold Bank; African Development Bank (AfDB); the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), and the Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCP).The information on the legal and policy frameworks are generated mostly from country reports submitted to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, its concluding observations, progress reports on the implementation of the AU Plan of Action on Children, Africa Fit for Children as well as from ACPF studies and resources.

Language: English
Published by: African Child Policy Forum (ACPF)
Author: African Child Policy Forum (ACPF)
Located in: Publications

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Institute of policy research and dialogue on the African child.

Founded 2003
Founder Assefa Bequele, PhD

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