Drought means no harvest - and girls are the ones coming to town to try to earn a living for their families

BAMAKO, March 30 - From sweeping to fetching water, washing children to cooking, Sitan Coulibaly's day as a maid in Bamako begins at 6 am and finishes well after dusk.

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GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — The U.N. refugee agency reports the Mauritanian Government is issuing birth certificates to thousands of Malian refugee children who were born in Mbera camp, conferring important legal protections upon them.

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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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27 septembre 2016 - «Cette situation est critique. Les repas scolaires sont souvent le seul repas nutritif que l'enfant reçoit pendant la journée, ce qui soulage financièrement les familles, motive les parents à envoyer leurs enfants à l'école et en fin de compte contribue à la bonne marche de l'éducation,» nous dit Silvia Caruso, Directrice Pays du PAM Mali.

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NEW YORK, 28 September 2015 – The Republic of Congo, Guinea, Mali and Niger today announced a new fund for the fight against malnutrition. The announcement was made at the launch of UNITLIFE, a new innovative financing mechanism that uses micro levies from extractive industries to increase resources for the fight again malnutrition in sub-Saharan Africa.

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1st May 2014 - Despite improvements in the political and security situation, children in Mali, especially those living in the North, remain vulnerable to recruitment and use, sexual violence and other grave child rights violations.

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16 January 2014 - The region around Bandiagara, in central Mali’s Mopti Region, is struggling to cope with the dual crises of successive poor harvests and the near-total collapse of its once-thriving tourist industry.

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30 novembre 2013 - Une délégation d’Amnesty International menée par le secrétaire général, Salil Shetty, a rencontré les cinq adolescents, âgés de 15 à 17 ans, dans le centre de détention de Camp 1 de la gendarmerie, à Bamako.

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2 December 2013 - Just 4,298 of the 14,000 primary school-aged children in Mbera refugee camp in eastern Mauritania are enrolled in camp schools, aid agencies estimate. Now that the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) is moving on from covering the emergency needs to longer-term issues, agencies are grappling with the challenge of getting enough schools built, improving education quality, and coming up with a continuum plan so that Malian refugee children have decent schools to return to when they go home.

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30 juillet 2013 - À mesure que la situation se stabilise, les Maliens quittent progressivement le Burkina Faso, la Mauritanie et le Niger voisins où ils avaient trouvé refuge, plus d’un an après le coup d’État militaire et l’insurrection qui a secoué ce pays d’Afrique de l’Ouest.

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