02-Feb-2015 to 19:43

Botswana court upholds children’s act

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana High Court on Monday delivered judgment in a constitutional challenge to the Adoption of Children Act, upholding it for the foreseeable future.

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28-Jan-2015 to 19:16

Gambia mulls measures to tackle sex tourism

APA-Banjul (Gambia) — The Gambia government, through its Ministry of Tourism and Culture, is developing a strategic action plan part to tackle child sex tourism and other related offenses in the leisure industry.

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20-Jan-2015 to 10:00

Somalia ratifies UN Convention on the rights of the child

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Somalia has become the 194th state party to ratify the Convention on the Rights of the Child, setting a course to improve the lives of its youngest citizens, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) disclosed Tuesday.

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19-Jan-2015 to 19:13

Malawi: 13 missing children from Mozambique returned

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Almost 13 children who were abducted by suspected Zimbabwe businessman only known as Blessing, have been turned back from Mozambique.

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15-Jan-2015 to 22:08

Khartoum: 30 child abuse cases reported daily - study

APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — Around three thousand child abuse cases have been reported in the Sudanese capital Khartoum in 2014 with 30 incidents related to such violations reported daily, a study has disclosed.

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11-Jan-2015 to 10:30

Gambia's child rights to go under UN scrutiny

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Children (CRC) has announced plans to review Gambia’s record on children’s rights at Palais Wilson in Geneva, Switzerland next Thursday.

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12-Dec-2014 to 22:45

Gambia: More boys into child labour than girls

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — A report from a survey conducted in The Gambia has concluded that there are more boys trapped into child labour than girls.

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