Founded and based in Africa, ANPPCAN promotes child rights and child protection. The Network conducts research and documentation to initiate or strengthen programs for children. Core programs cover: provision of direct services to children; advocacy efforts at local, national, regional and international levels; networking and partnerships; systems strengthening; and capacity building to enhance ability in preventing and protecting children from abuse and in service delivery. The organization has national chapters in 26 African countries to respond to the specific needs of children by developing appropriate program interventions.
A collection of resourcesfocusing on child rights in Africa is available.