Items filtered by date: November 2016

29 November 2016 - En marge de la Coupe d'Afrique des Nations féminine et dans le cadre de son partenariat avec l'UNICEF, la Confédération Africaine de Football a profité d'un lundi sans compétition pour aller à l'Ecole primaire de Djoungolo, localité située à proximité de la capitale camerounaise, Yaoundé.

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25 november 2016 - Le ministère français des Affaires étrangères France a annoncé, jeudi 24 novembre, sa décision de suspendre, à compter du 31 décembre 2016, les adoptions d’enfants en République démocratique du Congo (RDC). En cause des «irrégularités» constatées dans les dossiers d’adoption, et ce depuis des mois.

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28 November 2016 - The federal government, including development partners and diplomatic corps is to launch a national campaign to end child marriage in Nigeria and other countries where its prevalent today in Abuja.

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24 November 2016 - Oxfam is kick-starting campaigns in Morocco, Indonesia, India, Pakistan, Guatemala, South Africa and Zambia to coincide with the UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.Gender inequality is both the cause and the consequence of violence against women and girls, said Oxfam today, as the agency launches a new global campaign called "Enough: Together We Can End Violence Against Women and Girls" to stop one of the most prolific human rights violations.

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Monday, 28 November 2016 16:20

Interviews with speakers at the Seventh IPC

Speakers at the Seventh IPC interviewedSpeakers at ACPF’s Seventh International Policy Conference (IPC) titled “Our Hidden Shame: Crimes and Extreme Violence against Children in Africa” were interviewed on November 08th, 2016 by Africa 24 Media on the side-lines of the Conference.

14 November 2016 - Staying in school protects girls from recruitment and other grave violations by armed groups, says Child Soldiers International in a new report published today. Research conducted by the organisation in 2016 shows that many girls who joined armed groups in eastern DRC did so because they had been forced to drop out of school.

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18 November 2016 - South African children are hungry and abused. The startling details are contained in a report released on Friday by the Nelson Mandela Children's Foundation.


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ABUJA, 18 November 2016 - The Federal Government has launched three new policy documents to tackle health of newborns. They are Nigeria Every Newborn Action Plan, Essential Newborn Care Course (ENCC) training package and National Chlorhexidine Scale Up Strategy document.

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DAKAR, 16 November 2016 — Tens of thousands of children in religious schools across Senegal are forced to beg in the streets to make money for their teachers, activists say.

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15 November 2016 - As aid officials prepare to meet in Brussels on Thursday to seek funding to continue their programmes in Central African Republic (CAR), the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) reported today that more than 850,000 people there - half of them children - are still on the move, either internally displaced or refugees in neighbouring countries.


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