Items filtered by date: September 2017

29 September 2017 - A report finds significant improvement is being made in human rights in Somalia, but it notes huge challenges to continued progress, compounded by conflict, drought and poverty, remain to be overcome.

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26 September 2017 - The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday recommended six months paid maternity leave and four weeks paid paternity leave to ensure healthy development of young children.

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26 Septembre 2017 - Le Mali est l'un des pays le plus en retard au monde dans le domaine de la contraception. Pourtant, ces dernières années, de nombreuses initiatives sont mises en place sur le terrain avec comme objectif d’espacer les naissances.

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Thursday, 28 September 2017 08:36

TANZANIA: Fresh FGM Concerns Raised


25 September 2017 - Dar es Salaam — Tanzania is among the nations that outlawed the Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) for girls below the age of 18.

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25 September 2017 - Nkhotakota — National Registration Bureau (NRB) is concerned that out of 6,439 babies born in Nkhotakota from March to August,2017, only 3,749 which represents 58 percent were registered.

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Des médecins préconisent le rallongement des congés de maternité, en vue de la mise en œuvre des recommandations de l’Organisation Mondiale de la Santé (OMS) et du Fonds des Nations Unies pour l'Enfance (UNICEF) qui prescrivent un allaitement exclusivement au lait maternel dans les six premiers mois suivant la naissance des bébés.

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18 September 2017 - The 2017 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award winner has been announced as Mr. Zannah Mustapha, a lawyer, school-founder and peace-maker from north east Nigeria.

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17 September 2017 - Margaret Musonda’s campaign against the abuse of children in Zambia has drawn comparisons with globally renowned children’s rights activist, Pakistani Malala Yousafzai.

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16 September 2017 - Maputo, a 17-year-old, albino boy was killed and his brain removed for what is believed to be used in witchcraft in Mozambique, local news reports said.

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A memorial service is under way in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, for nine students who died on September 2nd in a fire that broke out at their dormitory in Moi Girls High School.

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