Manful, Esmeranda

Esmeranda Manful is a Research Associate at the Centre for Research in Social Policy, Loughborough University. She worked as policy researcher advancing the rights of children in Ghana from 1994 to 2004. She completed her PhD. at Queen’s University Belfast.

The Development of Children’s Rights in Africa and Europe: Comparing Legislation in Ghana and Northern Ireland
2010 0-7734-3746-0
This book is the first to compare the primary child care legislation of a developed and a developing jurisdiction influenced by English juristic ideas. In addition, the empirical findings are indicative that there is more than one specific conceptualisation of children’s rights; to ensure provision, protection and/or participation rights of the child. It also revealed that the type of rights being advanced and implemented is the interest rights of the child.

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