Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Tanzania passes landmark Law of the Child

Tanzania's new Law of the Child says that all children have the right to a name and nationality. Currently less than 10 per cent of the country's children have birth certificates.
In the run-up to 20 November 2009, the 20th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF is featuring a series of stories about this landmark international agreement on the basic human rights of all children – including progress made and challenges that remain. Here is one of those stories.

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