03-Aug-2017 to 20:28

Mozambique alarmed by cases of child labor

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican minister of Labour, Employment and Social Security, Victoria Diogo has expressed concern over the increasing rates of child labour in the country.

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19-Jul-2017 to 17:32

Ethiopia cut child malnutrition by 20 percent - Unicef

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia has significantly cut malnutrition among children aged 6 to 23 months, the United Nations International Children’s and Emergency Fund said on Wednesday.

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15-Jul-2017 to 14:26

Ghana rescues 150 victims of child-trafficking - report

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Immigration personnel in Ghana have rescued 150 young girls who were being trafficked across the border to neighbouring Togo on their way to Gulf countries as menial workers.

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20-Jun-2017 to 12:23

Botswana organisation calls for setting up of Children’s court

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana Centre for Human Rights (Ditshwanelo) on Tuesday called on the government to set up a court that deals with children’s issues.

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16-Jun-2017 to 22:34

Unicef moots Fathers’ Day commemoration

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The United Nations Children Agency, is working on a strategy to get men involved more in the upbringing of their children, an official said Friday.

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26-Apr-2017 to 16:24

‘25m children out of schools in conflict zones’ - UNICEF

APA-Khartoum- Sudan — UNICEF on Tuesday estimated that more than 25 million children, between 6 and 15 years old, in conflict zones across 22 countries are out of school.

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19-Apr-2017 to 21:04

WFP’s Dieng reaffirms support for gov’t’s strategy

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) regional director for West and Central Africa, Abdou Dieng, has reaffirmed WFP’s continuing support for the ongoing government-led zero hunger strategic review exercise, and the home-grown school feeding programme.

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