Thursday, 20 October 2011 14:13

NAMIBIA: Help for Abused Children

 

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.

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Cabinet has started probing an alleged child-trafficking syndicate that involves several European countries and some self-styled social welfare organisations in Namibia.

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Sunday, 09 October 2011 11:14

NAMIBIA: Baby Dumping Not an Option

 

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.

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Monday, 03 October 2011 14:04

NAMIBIA: Child Protection Bill Underway

 

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.

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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.

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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.

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The 3rd Session of the Children's Parliament concluded in Windhoek last Wednesday with the young parliamentarians issuing a wide-ranging communiqué at the end of the three-day session.

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Thursday, 12 May 2011 13:07

NAMIBIA: Child Labour Prevalent

 

Child labour does exist in Namibia, and the Caprivi, Kavango, Ohangwena and Oshikoto regions have close to 1 000 such children.

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This week The Namibian newspaper reported a story about an alleged gang-rape of a 14-year-old girl by nine boys.

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Tuesday, 21 December 2010 07:24

NAMIBIA: Child Labour at Its Worst

 

Children as young as 12 are exploited in prostitution in Windhoek, coastal towns and along the main transport routes, a report released in Washington on Thursday reveals.

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