African Child


It is now forbidden to give alms to beggars

06-20-2019 The Minister of Human Rights has forbidden giving alms to beggars. Child rights defenders ask the government to adopt accompanying measures to protect the right to life. Giving charitable gifts to beggars is now forbidden, said Martin Nivyabandi, Minister of Human Rights on the occasion of the celebration of (...)

Street children victorious in football match on Day of African Child

06-17-2017 On 16 June every year, African countries celebrate the Day of the African Child. In Burundi, this day comes as more than 2,000 children are living on the streets of Bujumbura, the Burundian capital, says GIRIYUJA, a child rights group. “I started living on the street when I was (...)