Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso, literally the “land of the honest men” in words taken from the two most widely spoken languages of the country, is a landlocked country in West Africa. A series of military coups dominated national politics until 1987, since which multi-party elections have been uninterrupted, though opposition parties have questioned their democratic credentials. From the low levels of human development to the trafficking of children and sexual violence, human rights mechanisms have raised a number of serious concerns about children’s rights in the country.

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1748270070Population804300032.203835791954Population under 155182532.0750633483386Number of internet users
183 Human development index129 Happy planet ranking

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