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Family matters

My father wanted me to skip a class because he did not have enough money. Like many parents, he wanted me to go ahead. However, because I wanted to perform better, I explained that I needed to stay in the class I am supposed to be in.

Stella, 14 years old

About the project

The objective of Joining Forces for Africa is to reduce the violence, abuse, exploitation and neglect children and adolescents experience. The project is funded by the EU and implemented by a coalition of child rights organisations.

Original text by Joining Forces (2019-2023)