The African children are there most affected children due to war and economic crisis were most of the children subjected to various form of abuse. To create awareness about African children and to protect them from all these violence and make them pursue their education we observe "The Day of the African Child" on June16th of every year.
And this is it is celebrated with the theme “ Conflict and Crisis in Africa: Protecting all Children’s Rights” . In line with the ACERWC Continental Study on the impact of armed conflict on children is Africa, it is part of the efforts to elevate child protection agenda in conflict situation in Africa as well as a guarantee the protection and preservation of life and well-being of the African children.
The Concept Note for this year edition sets out the situational context of conflict and crisis in Africa and the impact on children. It further highlights the challenges hindering the elimination of conflicts and crises in Africa, to finally recommend examples of best practice in the elimination of conflicts.