A mobile lens on children’s rights (2014)

Children exploited in GomaIn much of Africa, mobile technologies have now permeated almost all aspects of life, from keeping in touch with family members to coordinating small businesses. They have also opened new channels for grassroots reporting. This mobile citizen journalism is characterized by spontaneity and intimacy, and it can capture people’s deepest concerns and shed light on aspects of children’s lives that would otherwise escape attention.

 

This article was published  on the occasion of the publication of Unicef’s The State of the World’s Children 2015: Reimagine the future    and can be read in full length on the report’s website