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Regional Frameworks for Safeguarding Children: The Role of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child

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dc.contributor.author Sloth-Nielsen, J.
dc.date.accessioned 2014-12-29T14:59:41Z
dc.date.available 2014-12-29T14:59:41Z
dc.date.issued 2014
dc.identifier.citation Sloth-Nielsen, J. (2014). Regional Frameworks for Safeguarding Children: The Role of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child. Social Sciences, 3(4),948-961.. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://www.mdpi.com/2076-0760/3/4/948
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11212/2006
dc.description.abstract This article discusses the safeguarding movement in the context of child protection. After providing it’s key principles and precepts, the relevant provisions of the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child which link to safeguarding are stipulated, as well as a brief description given of the mandate of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child. Some aspects of the practical working methods of the Committee are thereafter considered. With reference to the Committee’s interface with non-governmental organisations, some proposals concerning the Committee and the safeguarding movement are put forward. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Social Sciences en_US
dc.subject International Resources en_US
dc.subject Africa en_US
dc.subject safeguarding en_US
dc.subject child protection en_US
dc.subject African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child en_US
dc.subject legislation en_US
dc.title Regional Frameworks for Safeguarding Children: The Role of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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