18-Nov-2016 to 20:29

Swaziland: Campaign launched to end stigma against disabled children

APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Swaziland on Friday launched an Early Identification and Intervention (EII) of children with disabilities to address the stigma faced by them.

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17-Nov-2016 to 18:28

Ethiopia witnesses over 300,000 premature births yearly - ministry

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Over 300, 000 babies are born prematurely in Ethiopia every year, the country’s Ministry of Health disclosed on Thursday.

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12-Oct-2016 to 16:33

Taiwan builds $71 000 kitchen for 1000 Swazi orphans

APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Over 1 000 orphans from Swaziland’s rural town, Shiselweni will benefit from a kitchen worth $71 000 that was built by the Taiwan Fund for Children and Families (TFCF), APA learnt on Wednesday.

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10-Sep-2016 to 10:25

Swaziland: Seven babies dumped in 3 months

APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — A report indicating escalating cases of baby-dumping in Swaziland shows that in a space of 12 weeks seven babies were dumped by their mothers because they did not want them.

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09-Sep-2016 to 16:08

Ivory Coast gets $22m to eliminate child vulnerability

APA-Abidjan (Ivory Coast) - — The United States has been financing since March 2015 in Ivory Coast the “Resources to Eliminate Child Vulnerability (REVE) project valued at $22 million, representing almost 11 billion CFA francs, the director of the project Dr. Gisèle Semde-Abla announced Thursday in Abidjan

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25-Aug-2016 to 14:15

Senegal: experts advocate for generalization of early childhood care

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — - The Senegalese government and experts on early childhood have stepped up efforts towards the implementation of the Decision No. 2 of the Presidential Council on Early Childhood held on 6 August, 2015 calling for widespread support for this layer of the society, members of the National Network of Actors for the Development of Early Childhood (Renadpe) disclosed Thursday in Dakar.

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11-Aug-2016 to 21:04

Ethiopia: UN experts urge stiffer policing of child-advertising

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Human rights experts working with the United Nations have called for stiffer policing of child-fronted advertisements.

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