ENFANCE | CHILDREN

10-Mar-2015 to 17:56

More children abducted in South Sudan

APA-Juba (South Sudan) — More children have been reportedly abducted by armed groups in South Sudan to serve as child soldiers in the raging conflict.

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03-Mar-2015 to 17:51

S/Sudan army orders probe into mass child abduction

APA-Juba (South Sudan) — The army in South Sudan has ordered an investigation into reports of the mass abduction of children to use as child soldiers in the year-long conflict.

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25-Feb-2015 to 10:29

Human Rights Watch accuses South Sudan army of child abduction

APA-Juba (South Sudan) — Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused the South Sudanese army of abducting 89 children, according to a report released here Tuesday.

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24-Feb-2015 to 12:59

Ethiopia makes progress in reducing stunting among under- 5 children - official

APA-Addis Ababa, (Ethiopia) — The Global Nutrition Report released here Tuesday has revealed that the rate of stunting among under- five Ethiopian children has gone down by 20 percent.

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22-Feb-2015 to 14:33

89 boys abducted in S/Sudan-UNICEF

APA-Juba (South Sudan) — UNICEF has claimed that at least 89 boys have been abducted in South Sudan’s Upper Nile State.

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13-Feb-2015 to 11:04

Malawian parliament passes Marriage bill

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi Parliament on Thursday passed the much-awaited Marriage, Divorce and Family Bill that seeks to raise the marriage age from 15 to 18.

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03-Feb-2015 to 11:00

Botswana court rules on constitutionality of law on child adoption

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Gaborone High Court on Tuesday ruled that a law which allows the adoption of a child born out of wedlock without the biological father\'s consent is unconstitutional.

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