African Child Policy Forum Releases ‘Child-Friendliness Index’ Ranking Continent’s Countries On Child Well-Being

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“The African Child Policy Forum (ACPF) has released its latest rankings of African countries on a ‘Child-Friendliness Index.’ Every few years since 2008, the Ethiopia-based research center scores governments on their intentions to improve children’s legal protections, poverty rates, health, nutrition, and education — as well as the outcomes of those intentions…” (Lu, 12/4).