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Submission by Human Rights Watch to the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child on Senegal

This submission relates to the review of Senegal under the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child. It focuses on the right to education, exploitation and abuse of talibé children and the protection of students, teachers, and schools in situations of armed conflict. Barriers to the Right to Primary and Secondary Education (article 11 and 27) Human Rights Watch welcomes the government of Senegal’s commitment to expand provision of primary and secondary education to more young people, including by allocating over 20 percent of its national budget to education. However, Human Rights…

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