Wednesday, 21 November 2012 12:26

ZIMBABWE : Les dévoreurs de jeunes migrants

 


19 novembre 2012 - De jeunes zimbabwéens continuent de quitter leur pays pour l'Afrique du Sud. Mais avant d'atteindre leur nouvel horizon, certains s'exposent à un risque à la limite du suicide : se faire dévorer par les crocodiles du Limpopo.

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23 December 2012 - Zimbabwean children under 18 years continue to bear the brunt of sexual abuse. The police have from time to time issued serious warnings to offenders, most of them seem not to fear the law or repent.

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12 October 2012 - Zimbabwe yesterday joined the rest of the world in commemorating the International Day of the Girl Child.

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27 July 2012 - Press release / Hon Jessie Majome, Harare West Member of the House of Assembly says Zimbabwe will make history if the people adopt the new constitution because of the fundamental children's rights enshrined there-in.

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24 July 2012 - Children should be given quality care and education for them to fully realise their potential, First Lady Amai Grace Mugabe said yesterday.

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Tuesday, 24 April 2012 11:12

Mining giant in child labour

 

Claims that Switzerland-based mining and commodities major, Glencore International AG, has benefitted from child labour at copper and cobalt mines in the DRC, have revived questions on the conduct of mining companies in Africa.

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The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs' (ECA) Youth Programs Division is working with organizers of the 12th World Summit of Nobel Laureates in Chicago to empower the next generation of young activists for peace. ECA's Youth Leadership Peace Program is bringing a global youth voice to the summit, both in person and virtually.

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Wednesday, 11 April 2012 12:55

ZIMBABWE: Imprisoned youths open to abuse

 

Simon Dube*, 15, has just been released from a Zimbabwean jail after serving a three-month sentence for theft. After his arrest he was detained for two days in a holding cell in Harare, where he alleged police assaulted him to extract a confession that he stole goods from his neighbour’s home.

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Saturday, 10 March 2012 15:06

ZIMBABWE: Urban Children Under Threat

 

Walking along first-street in Harare's central business district, one is occasionally accosted by dirty children holding begging bowls. Usually accompanied by their parents or guardians, the children will accept anything from money to food.

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Saturday, 25 February 2012 09:20

ZIMBABWE: Child labour on the rise

 

Widespread poverty, a lack of social services and poor enforcement of legislation are hindering efforts to eradicate child labour in Zimbabwe.

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