Step Change: An Action Agenda On Safe Walking For Africa's Children

Step Change: An Action Agenda on Safe Walking for Africa’s Children is a joint report by the FIA Foundation and the injury prevention NGO Amend for the Global Initiative for Child Health & Mobility. The report highlights the disproportionate exposure to risk of child pedestrians in sub-Saharan Africa and calls for a concerted effort to provide footpaths and reduce vehicle traffic speeds. Showcasing examples of low-cost interventions proven to reduce child injury, the report proposes a practical action plan contributing to the Global Goals and the Habitat III ‘New Urban Agenda’.

Source: Global Initiative For Child Health and Mobility

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