JUSTICE FOR AFRICA: DON'T CUT OUR FUTURE!
Youth activists, student leaders, survivor-advocates and their representative organisations across the continent are coming together and demanding Don't Cut Our Future! Amplified by solidarity actions from their peers around the world, they are demanding urgent action that delivers Justice for Africa.
Since 2015, when world leaders promised to leave no one behind, there has been a huge rise in the violation of African children and young people’s rights. From the extreme inequality in COVID-19 support to increasing tax injustice, the growing debt crisis, and broken promises on climate and development finance - African countries have lost out on trillions of dollars. Global wealth has grown by over $11 trillion in the last seven years, yet wealth per person has fallen in Africa.
Combined with the low priority for education and poor governance in many countries, these injustices exclude millions of children and young people. More African girls and boys are out of school now than ten years ago. Over 10,000 children are forced into child labour every day.
The global student and youth movement has the collective power to expose these injustices and convince our governments to act.
WHEN: 20th February 2023, marking the International Day of Social Justice by demanding Justice for Africa.
WHAT: A physical demonstration in a place(s) important to you and/or your country. A rally in a university or a mobilisation outside your Parliament. However big or small, your action would be a powerful statement of international support for change.
FIND OUT MORE AND GET INVOLVED:
ACTION: REGISTER TO MOBILISE ON FEBRUARY 20TH 2023
If you would to join young people and students around the world in demanding Justice for Africa on February 20th 2023, register your interest below!
GLOBAL MAP OF ACTION:
Explore all the country's taking part in the Justice for Africa: Don't Cut Our Future! global mobilisation. This map will be updated as new countries register to take part and more information on their actions are available, including how you can get involved and/or contact the organisers!