June 25, 2014

NEWS: African Children's Charter Recognizes a Right to Education for All Children

The President of Young People in the Media (YPM), Eric Samuel Ketter, has said the African children's charter recognized a right to education for all children, and calls upon state parties to ensure the fulfillment of this right.

Mr Ketter was speaking at a press briefing to observe International Day of the African Child 2014 with theme: "A child friendly, quality and compulsory education for all children in Africa".

The press briefing held at UN House at Cape point in Bakau was organized by UNICEF, ChildFund The Gambia and other partners.

Education is a tool for empowering children in Africa to enable them achieve their maximum potentials, and to enhance their capacity to benefit from other entitlements that promote their well-being.


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