This short guide provides an illustrated summary, section by section, of the first ever General Comment by the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child on Children of incarcerated and imprisoned parents and primary caregivers (Article 30 of the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child). It covers:
- an introduction to the General Comment
- guiding principles of the African Charter
- the scope and nature of Article 30
- States’ dissemination and reporting obligations.
The full text of the General Comment No.1 is available in English, French and Arabic on the African Committee website: www.acerwc.org.
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