GHANA

International

Convention on the Rights of the Child of 20 November 1989
Convention N° 138 of the ILO on the minimum age for admission to employment and work (1973) (not ratified)
Convention N° 182 of the ILO on the Worst Forms of Child Labor (1999),
Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict of May 2000 (not ratified)
Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography of May 2000 (not ratified)
International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearances, December 2006 (not ratified)

 

Africain

The African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights of June 1981
The African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child of July 1990
The Additional Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples ‘Rights on the Establishment of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights of June 1998

 

Espace CEDEAO

ECOWAS Convention A/P1/7/92 on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters
ECOWAS Convention A/P1/8/94 on Extradition
ECOWAS Protocol A/SP1/12/01 on Democracy and Good Governance supplementary to the Protocol relating to the mechanism for Conflict prevention, Management, Resolution, Peacekeeping and Security
ECOWAS Protocol A/P.3/5/82 relating to the definition of Community Citizen
ECOWAS Supplementary Protocol A/SP.2/5/90 on the Implementation of the Third phase (Right of establishment) of the Protocol on the Free Movement of Persons, Right of Residence and Establishment
ECOWAS Protocol A/P.1/5/79 relating to Free Movement of Persons, Residence and Establishment

 

National

Children’s Act 1998 (Act 560)
Juvenile Justice Act 2003 (Act 653)
Persons with Disability Act, 2006 (Act 715),
Children’s (Amendment) Act 937 of 2016
Human Trafficking Act 2005, Act 694
Domestic Violence Act (Act 732)
Court Act 459, 1993
Early childhood care and development Policy
Criminal code (Amendment) Act, 554
Child and family welfare policy
Justice for children policy

Ghana National Protection Policy