50% of Tanzania’s population is under the age of 18. If we are to achieve our plans for development we have to invest in our children. The future is now.

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Popularly called boi-boi, omo odo inYoruba, dan aiki in Hausa, odibo in Ibo and a wide range of appellations in other languages in the country and worldwide, some of them highly demeaning and condescending, the fact remains that in many cases they are not only children or minors but also live in slavery and servitude.

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In an effort to help law enforcement agencies in southern Africa respond to gender-based violence effectively, the United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime (UNODC) said today that it has launched a handbook and a training curriculum to improve the capacity of national police forces in the region to combat the problem.

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A commission looking into allegations of child witchcraft in the Nigerian state of Akwa Ibom has commenced today in the city of Uyo in the country’s southeast.

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Childline is a non-profit making non-governmental organisation, established with the support of the Ministry of Health and Child Welfare for the purpose of providing children with a 24-hour toll-free crisis line.

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Following widespread reports of child abuse over allegations of witchcraft across the country, stakeholders yesterday converged on Abuja to fashion out ways of stemming the negative trend.

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Hundreds of men in KwaZulu-Natal showed their support for the fight against the abuse of women and children by taking part in a men's march on Friday.

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As we mark the International Day for Children, it's important that we reflect on the plight of children in the country. Uganda, like many other countries is a signatory to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child that mandates government to guarantee that fundamental rights of children are respected.

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A number of police officers from the Gambia Police Force were recently trained on violence against women and children. The training was held at the Trans Gambia Lodge in Pakalinding in the Lower River Region. The training brought together personnel from the Police Force that is posted to the North Bank and the Lower River Regions.

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Child advocacy groups have asked Parliament to make a law that allows all registered medical doctors to examine children suspected to be sexually abused.

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