22-May-2018 to 18:52

Mauritania: Over 16,000 children 'vunerable'

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritania’s Social Affairs, Childhood and Family Affairs minister, Maimouna Mint Mohamed Taghi has warned that 16,469 children in the country are vulnerable.

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17-May-2018 to 20:24

Senegal mulls child protection policy review

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal is set to review its child protection policies and strategies, according to the Director of the National Agency for Early Childhood and the ‘Case des tout-Petits’ (Center for Toddlers, ANPECTP).

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01-Apr-2018 to 13:30

Unicef warns Swaziland, others of neonatal mortalities

APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Swaziland is among 40 countries that need to at least double their current rate of progress to meet the neonatal mortality target by 2030 or risk losing ten million children, a new report warns.

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15-Mar-2018 to 19:15

Juba prisons poised for first juvenile wing

APA-Juba (South Sudan) — The UN Mission in South Sudan and the Ministry of Interior on Thursday broke the ground for the construction of the first Juvenile Reformatory Centre (JRC) as a wing in Juba's main prisons.

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08-Feb-2018 to 19:17

CAR-UN alliance against recruiting child soldiers

APA-Bangui (CAR) — The government of the Central African Republic and UN agencies have entered into an alliance against the recruitment of child soldiers.

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03-Oct-2017 to 20:19

Tanzania launches online portal to report child sex abuse

APA-Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) — Tanzanians can now report online images and videos of child sexual abuse through a new online Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) reporting portal which went live earlier on Tuesday.

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25-Sep-2017 to 15:46

Plan Int'l to reintegrate 74 ex-Seleka child soldiers

APA-Bangui (CAR) — The NGO Plan International, with the support of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), will take care of the schooling and economic reintegration of 74 children who fought among the ranks of ex-Selekas rebel militias.

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