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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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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