The United Nations has encouraged Tanzania to urgently address the problem of violence against children in the wake of a new Government-led survey in which almost three quarters of girls and boys said they had experienced physical violence before the age of 18 at the hands of an adult or an intimate partner.

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At least 100 girls in Zimbabwe are sexually abused everyday but not many of these cases are being reported because of various social, cultural, religious and political reasons.

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August is when Nchoo Ngochila would normally be gearing up for the traditional female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) season in her Ilchamus community in Kenya's Rift Valley Province.

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A human rights organization now wants the government to give paedophiles stiffer penalties.

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It is something of an anomaly that we acknowledge the need to reduce violence in the community and within households, but commonly see nothing wrong with the practice of physical assault - whether described as ‘corporal punishment’ or ‘discipline’ - of the most vulnerable: children.

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Children in the Rwenzori sub-region have asked the government to heavily punish adults, including parents, responsible for the act of child sacrifice.

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International Justice Mission (IJM), an American non-governmental organisation, has launched a two-year project to deal with cases of sexually assaulted children within Kigali City.

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Agnes Kwaje Lasuba, the minister of gender, social welfare and religious affairs of the government of South Sudan on Saturday decried all forms of child abuse, especially violence and exploitation.

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Extra measures need to be taken to reverse the tide of violence against women and children in South Africa, says Minister for Women, Children and People with Disabilities, Lulu Xingwana.

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Since discovering that her 13-year-old daughter was pregnant about a month ago, Juanita* has paid several visits to the local chief in her village in western Kenya, seeking justice for her daughter and punishment for the man who abused her.

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