Located to the south of the Sahara desert in West Africa, Benin is a narrow country with a population that largely lives along the populous coast. With a strong civil society and numerous political parties, the country today is among Africa’s most stable democracies. Among the major violations of children’s rights that occur in the country are the poor conditions in the juvenile justice system and the ill-treatment of children in conflict with the law.

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