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African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights

Ratification Table:- African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child

State Signed Ratified Deposited
Algeria May 21 , 1999 July 08 , 2003 September 24 , 2003
Angola April 11 , 1992 October 07 , 1999
Benin February 27 , 1992 April 17 , 1997 May 30 , 1997
Botswana July 10 , 2001 July 10 , 2001 July 10 , 2001
Burkina Faso February 27 , 1992 June 08 , 1992 July 10 , 1992
Burundi June 28 , 2004 August 24 , 2004
Cameroon September 16 , 1992 September 05 , 1997 June 23 , 1999
Cape Verde February 27 , 1992 July 20 , 1993 September 01 , 1993
Central African Republic February 04 , 2003
Chad December 06 , 2004 March 30 , 2000 April 04 , 2000
Comoros February 26 , 2004 March 18 , 2004 April 16 , 2004
Congo February 28 , 1992 September 08 , 2006 October 10 , 2006
Cote d'Ivoire February 27 , 2004 March 01 , 2002 June 18 , 2007
Djibouti February 28 , 1992
Egypt June 30 , 1999 May 09 , 2001 May 22 , 2001
Equatorial Guinea December 20 , 2002 February 19 , 2003
Eritrea December 22 , 1999 January 15 , 1999
Eswatini June 29 , 1992
Ethiopia October 02 , 2002 December 27 , 2002
Gabon February 27 , 1992 May 18 , 2007 June 12 , 2007
Gambia December 14 , 2000 March 30 , 2001
Ghana August 18 , 1997 June 10 , 2005 July 15 , 2005
Guinea May 22 , 1998 May 27 , 1999 January 21 , 2000
Guinea-Bissau March 08 , 2005
Kenya July 25 , 2000 August 10 , 2000
Lesotho September 27 , 1999 October 29 , 1999
Liberia May 14 , 1992
Libya June 09 , 1998 September 23 , 2000 November 03 , 2000
Madagascar February 27 , 1992 March 30 , 2005 June 24 , 2005
Malawi July 13 , 1999 September 16 , 1999 November 17 , 1999
Mali February 28 , 1996 June 03 , 1998 August 14 , 1998
Mauritania September 21 , 2005 December 14 , 2005
Mauritius November 07 , 1991 February 14 , 1992 February 27 , 1992
Mozambique July 15 , 1998 December 22 , 1998
Namibia July 13 , 1999 July 23 , 2004 August 26 , 2004
Niger July 13 , 1999 December 11 , 1999 March 05 , 1997
Nigeria July 13 , 1999 July 23 , 2001 May 02 , 2003
Rwanda October 02 , 1991 May 11 , 2001 May 17 , 2001
Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic October 23 , 1992
Senegal May 18 , 1992 September 29 , 1998 October 30 , 1998
Seychelles February 27 , 1992 February 13 , 1992 February 27 , 1992
Sierra Leone April 14 , 1992 May 13 , 2002 June 18 , 2002
Somalia June 01 , 1991
South Africa October 10 , 1997 January 07 , 2000 January 21 , 2000
Tanzania October 23 , 1998 March 16 , 2003 May 09 , 2003
Togo February 27 , 1992 May 05 , 1998 May 18 , 1998
Tunisia June 16 , 1995
Uganda February 26 , 1992 August 17 , 1994 October 21 , 1994
Zambia February 28 , 1992
Zimbabwe January 19 , 1995 February 22 , 1995
States which have Signed & Ratified 41
States which have signed but not ratified 9
States that didn't yet signed or ratified 5

Countries with reservations and declarations to the African Charter

Egypt

South Africa

Zambia