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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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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