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Day of the African Child

Making Every Day the Day of the African Child

Susan M. Blaustein | Posted 08.17.2014 | Impact
Susan M. Blaustein

As we celebrate the Day of the African Child this week, we hold in our hearts the brave Nigerian schoolgirls -- those in captivity, those who have escaped, the thousands whose fearless assertion of their right to an education has put them now at such risk.

This Campaign Works Toward #SafeSchools for All Children

Gordon Brown | Posted 08.16.2014 | World
Gordon Brown

With an initial $10 million from the Nigerian government and another $10 million from the Nigerian business community, we are launching a Safe Schools Initiative. It is designed to secure worldwide support for a basic right - that children should be able to go to school without fear.

A Day for Africa's Children

Anne Goddard | Posted 08.07.2013 | Impact
Anne Goddard

There are other challenges that the Day of the African Child brings to mind, and they are perhaps even more complex and nuanced than the larger, overarching ones. I'm referring to the array of harmful social and cultural practices that countless African children, especially young girls, must endure.

Day Of The African Child Marked Around The World

World Vision | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
World Vision

By Sue Mbaya and Memory Mushawenyoka NAIROBI--When I was asked recently to reflect on this year's Day of the African Child as a policy advisor and a ...