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Child Rights Corner

Advocating for Increased and Equitable Resource Allocation and spending for Children in East and Southern Africa

The Southern African Parliamentary Support Trust (SAPST) is implementing a project that seeks to advocate for public investment in children in the Eastern and Southern Africa. The specific focus of SAPST’s intervention is increasing allocation and spending in sectors that promote survival, learning and development of children through strengthening parliamentary rights-based approach to budgeting and promoting participatory budgeting in the Eastern and Southern Africa.

It is believed that 50% of Americans have this condition by the time they reach the age of 50 and yet only 500,000 of these people seek medical help for the problem. Of these, between 10 and 20% require surgery.