Formed in 2008, the AfricaWide movement for Children(AMC) is aPan African Civil Society Organisation providing a continental platform for child focussed NGOs, development agencies and individuals to collectively work on initiatives for te protection and development of Africa's Children. Guided by principles rooted in the United Nations Convention (UNCRC) and the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child(ACRWC), AMC aims to inspire African and International efforts to secure te most importrant resources for Africa's future - its children and young people.
An Africa in which every child lives in dignity.
Provide a space for the free expression, promotion and protection of the best interest of children in Africa.
Advocate for an enabling environment for the optional growth and development of children in Africa.
The AMC believes that the wellbeing of children depends on change in policies, laws and practices. In this regard, the AMC relies on four major strategies which are designed to fascilitate transformative and concrete changes for children, including
- Alliance building
- Knowledge generation and sharing
- Capacity building
- Promoting a common voice and collective action