The Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare has strongly rejected recent media reports and advertisements in the local media "where individuals are either trying to sell their children or invite others to give up their children for adoption".
Children depend on parents to provide a stable environment. However, when parents start favouring one child over another, the less fovoured get less perplexed and will ask where they went wrong.
Cabinet has resolved to officially ask the German and other European governments to take back children who were brought to Namibia for rehabilitation after they were convicted of crimes in their countries of origin.
The US Human Rights Commission report of 2010 states that in 2010 there were 800 reported cases of either child murder, rape or abuse in Namibia.
Cabinet has started probing an alleged child-trafficking syndicate that involves several European countries and some self-styled social welfare organisations in Namibia.
The Legal Assistance Centre has called for the enactment of the Child Care and Protection Bill. Rachel Coomer, public outreach manager of the LAC's gender, research and advocacy project, says the bill would help improve the lives of children in many ways and also address the growing problem of baby dumping.
The Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare will soon present the Child Care and Protection Bill (CCPB) to parliament for final approval of the bill that will protect children.
A three-day Southern African Development Community (SADC) youth preparatory meeting for the meeting of ministers responsible for youth and orphans and other vulnerable children started in Windhoek on Tuesday.
Ensuring that the China-Africa relationship benefits all parties involved as well as developing a common African youth position on China-Africa relations, are the two main outcomes expected from the upcoming Africa-China Young Leaders Forum.
Selection of documentaries on key Child Rights issues in Africa from various sources.