Child Protection

Child protection aim to protect children from abuse, exploitation, neglect and violence. This includes laws, policies, regulations and services across all social sectors. Child protection ensures that children are free from early marriage, child labor and exploitation, and all forms of abuse, including sexual abuse and physical violence.


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Researching the linkages between social protection and children’s care in Ghana

Family separation and loss of parental care is an issue of considerable concern in Ghana. Reasons for separation can include poverty, high fertility rates, trafficking of children into child labour, the death of one or both parents and migration. Ghana is in the process of moving away from institutional care in favour of other forms…

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My world, my vision. Consultations with children on their priorities for the post-2015 framework

Around the world, discussions are currently taking place on the framework that will replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) when they come to an end in 2015. Commitments have been made to ensuring that the process of developing this new framework is inclusive and consultative. Children’s participation is crucial to these discussions. Not only do…

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