POLICY

FATHERS IN AFRICA – AN INTRODUCTION

Part of a working group that provided input to the new White paper on families to be unveiled by the Department of Social Development this year

http://parentinginafrica.org/d2/index.php/topics/89-a-call-to-action-iyf-20 The Plan of Action calls on Member States to “develop national capacities to reduce poverty at the family level and to increase the income per capita and GDP” (p.10). It also aims at guiding African Union Member States in designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating appropriate national policies and programmes for the family on the basis of their specific requirements and needs.

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