About EACRN

The Eastern Africa Child Rights Network of Civil Society Organizations (EACRN) was established in March, 2014 to coordinate efforts by civil society organizations in Eastern Africa in advocating for children rights. The network’s mandate is to implement programmes that are focused on the realization of Children rights as contained in the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACRWC) and the United Nations Convention on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (UNCRC). 

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Vision

An East African region where children enjoy their rights to survival, development, protection and participation

Mission

To enhance the capacities of national coalitions and promote evidence-based advocacy on child rights within the East African region

Goals

To improve child rights governance in Eastern Africa through strengthened national child right coalitions that effectively promote child rights to ensure appropriate child survival, development, protection and child participation in decisions that affect them.

Projects

Development of management documents

As the network is still in its nascent stages, priority has been given to strengthening the network’s management and operational structure so it can deliver on its mandate

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National Coalitions Capacity assessment

The network is currently undertaking a rapid assessment of the status of national child rights coalitions in the region to determine the status, nature and capacities of national child rights coalitions.

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Expanding the network membership

In countries where national coalitions are non-existent, the network is working on setting up functional coalitions.

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Terms of Reference: Consultancy to undertake a mediation exercise between EACHRights and EACRN Management Committee

Consultancy to Develop a Legal Analysis and Position Paper on the East African Community Anti-Human Trafficking Bill

ACERWC general comment consultations

South Sudan ratifies the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC)

Child rights situation in Burundi

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P.O. Box 19494-00100, Nairobi, Kenya

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