25-Sep-2014 to 10:58

Sierra Leone women lawyers body concerned about plight of girl child

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — A female lawyers pressure group in Sierra Leone has expressed concern over the plight of the girl child as the rest of the country focuses its attention on the fight against Ebola.

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16-Sep-2014 to 20:25

Kenya: Report laments violence against African children

APA- Nairobi(Kenya) — A new report from the African Child Policy Forum (ACPF) to be launched in Addis Ababa on 19 September laments that Africa’s children are still subjected to levels of physical and emotional violence, some with alarming proportions, despite more than a decade of efforts by governments.

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09-Sep-2014 to 11:01

Two out three children in Malawi experience violence- Unicef report

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — A United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) report has said that about two out of three children in Malawi experience violence before the age of 18.

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03-Sep-2014 to 08:50

Botswana gov’t embroiled in child adoption row

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana Network on the Ethics, Law and HIV/AIDS (BONELA) said Wednesday it is taking the Botswana government to court over the adoption of a six-year-old child by a South African woman, Deborah Kirstern Mey.

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