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Tuesday, 02 January 2018 15:42

AFRICA: Ending Albino Persecution in Africa

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January, 2018 - When Moses Swaray stepped onstage to sing "Amazing Grace" in the auditorium of the Unity Conference Centre in Monrovia, Liberia, the audience, including President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, stood up to applaud; some wiped away tears.

Women Solidarity Incorporated (WOSI) said it is disappointed that women and girls are still being subjected to inhumane and gruesome treatment in the name of tradition or culture in the country.

Tuesday, 19 December 2017 09:50

Africa's Health Challenge is a Human Rights Issue

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Johannesburg — Access to health is a human right. The Constitution of the World Health Organization states that "the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being".

JUBA/NAIROBI, December 15, 2017 - South Sudan is in the throes of a tragedy for children that affects more than half the child population - victims of malnutrition, disease, forced recruitment, violence and the loss of schooling - UNICEF said in a report released today.

Banjul, 13 December 2017 - The Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA), in collaboration with the Gambia Judiciary, is organizing a two-day refresher course for Magistrates in the Gambia, with focus on the application of international human rights law in judicial practice.

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