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Name Children’s Rights in Africa
Type Distance education
Organising institution
University of Pretoria. Centre for Human Rights, South Africa
Frequency Various
Level professional
Start date 17/06/2024
End date 21/06/2024
Objectives The primary goal of the course is to provide participants with theoretical and practical knowledge in the area of children’s rights, and to equip them with skills for promoting and monitoring the implementation of the rights and welfare of children. The course shines a spotlight on the African context, and contextualises the universal children’s rights discourse to the region.
Area of expertise children rights
Target group Academics
Government officials
Content Topics may include:

The history of children’s rights
Concepts and philosophies underlying children’s rights
Normative frameworks and standards on children’s rights
Implementation of children’s rights
Enforcement of children’s rights
Contemporary and emerging issues in children’s rights
Intersectionality in children’s rights
Advocacy and children’s rights
Language English
City Pretoria
Materials links
Deadline for applications 15/05/2024
Application procedure Important Notice:
A high proficiency in English is required to attend this course. All lectures and materials are in English. Prior to applying for this course, please read through the information on the practical information and the payment details pages.

Documents to be submitted:

Curriculum Vitae (short CV in PDF or Word document, maximum 3 pages, maximum 10 MB in file size)
One Letter of Recommendation (PDF or Word document, maximum of 10 MB in file size)
Academic Records (students only) (combined in one PDF or Word document, maximum 10 MB in file size)
Tuition/Accommodation Participation in the course online is FREE of charge.
Homepage www.chr.up.ac.za/courses-presented/childrens-rights-in-africa

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