13-Jun-2019 to 15:47

Liberia: 37 cases of violence against children in 2019

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia's Deputy Gender Minister for Children and Social Protection, Lydia M Sherman, has disclosed that the Juvenile Unit at the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) has recorded 37 cases of violence against children in the first quarter of 2019.

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18-Apr-2019 to 20:45

South Sudan: UNICEF reunites 6,000 children with their families

APA-Juba (South Sudan) — The UN children’s agency UNICEF, Save the Children and partner organizations have successfully reunited 6,000 children with their families after years of separation due to the conflict in South Sudan.

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05-Feb-2019 to 22:20

Togo: Ecobank provides financial facility for vulnerable kids

APA-Lome (Togo) — Ecobank, the pan-African bank, is partnering with leading international children rights NGO Terre des Hommes to offer digital financial services to some of the most vulnerable children in Togo – those under the age of 18 who work or live on the streets.

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29-Jan-2019 to 16:11

UN outraged by Tanzania children’s killings

APA-Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) — The United Nations has unequivocally condemned the killings in Njombe, Tanzania of several children by unnamed attackers.

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16-Nov-2018 to 10:40

ECA to launch campaign targeting violence against children

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Social Development Policy Division (SDPD) of the Economic Commission for Africa is co-organizing the launch of a global campaign for the “Good Treatment of Girls, Boys and Adolescents with Disabilities in the World”, which seeks to address vulnerabilities and degrading treatment most of them face on a daily basis.

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27-Jun-2018 to 17:52

Mozambique in $1m deal against child labour

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Eliminating Child Labour in Tobacco Growing (ECLT) Foundation has signed a $1 million MoU with Mozambique to strengthen the fight against the worst forms of child labour over the next three years.

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27-May-2018 to 13:33

Buhari leads campaign against child violence

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed rage over the rising cases of violence against children and directed security agencies, traditional and religious leaders to take immediate action.

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