Swaziland's judiciary is concerned by an absence of detention facilities for children, which forces them to share jail cells with adult criminals.

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Tuesday, 06 July 2010 08:41

SENEGAL: Out of school, into marriage

 

Twelve-year-old Rama* in Senegal’s Sédhiou region is still in school instead of wedded to a man in his 40s, after community members convinced her father to abandon the family’s plan to give her away.

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President Goodluck Jonathan has reiterated his administration's resolve to implement policies and programmes that would enable Nigerian youths to maximise their creative and productive potential.

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Mothers in Norway and Australia are living in the best places in the world, according to Save the Children's 11th annual "Mothers' Index", which ranks the best and worst places to be a mother.  Afghanistan ranked at the bottom of the list of 160 countries, which included 43 developed nations and 117 in the developing world.

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