Wanyuri Back To School Project.
Despite the fact that sub-Saharan Africa has had sustained economic growth for almost two decades, the degree of extreme poverty in the region remains astoundingly high. As at 2010 estimates show that almost one in every two (49%) Africans lived on less than U$1.25 per day (at 2005 prices).
Because of their specific characteristics, children are often in a vulnerable position and need extra protection. Moreover, every child also has a specific number of human rights, such as the right to birth registration and the right to basic education. For these reasons, specific instruments have been developed to clarify children’s rights. Belgium advocates the