Posted by: unhcragd | April 2, 2009

Saving Africa’s Witch Children – Monday, April 6

UNHCR presents the documentary film, Saving Africa’s Witch Children, about the plight of Nigerian children blamed for death, economic devastation and other misfortune.  On hand to discuss the film and protection concerns for UNHCR will be Gary Foxcroft, of the NGO Stepping Stones Nigeria,  Jeff Crisp, UNHCR Policy Development Service and Ron Pouwels,  UNHCR Community Development, Gender Equality and Children Section.

When:  Monday, 6 April, 4:30pm – 6:00pm

Where:  UNHCR’s Visitor Center, rue de Montbrillant 94

Watch a 2 minute preview with Jeff Crisp and Ron Pouwels:



  1. Africa is serious, but there are lot of similar situation in other regions. WHY AFRICA?

    • The film is a starting point to begin raising awareness on the issue. We invite you to share other stories here on the blog – it is exactly what the forum is for!

      Many thanks for your comment. We look forward to the conversation.

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