Osun State Government has formally inaugurated the Child Protection Network that consists of non-governmental organizations that are committed to the protection and development of children in the state.

Published in News in English

 

Angella Yebale, eight years old, (not real name because she is a minor) is not happy every time she hears a child has been neglected and killed.

Published in News in English
Wednesday, 20 April 2011 12:44

ZAMBIA: Govt Acts to Safeguard Kids' Welfare

 

The Ministry of Sport, Youth and Child Development has said the Government is working to develop and implement an integrated social protection system that will deliver multi-faceted care and support packages for health care, education, nutrition and legal protection at domestic level.

Published in News in English

 

She is only 13, but the hard set of her face tells the story of a much older person, one who has been to hell and back.

Published in News in English

 

Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys, top Al-Shabaab militia's commander confirmed that his group is using underage children in their fight against Somali Transitional Government.

Published in News in English

 

Women in Kenya marked the 100th international day for women, on Tuesday, with calls to Members of Parliament to pass bills that would protect the rights and welfare of the girl child and women.

Published in News in English

 

If it wasn’t for Nimo Daher, a Child Protection Advocate in one of the settlements for displaced people in Hargeisa, a city in Somaliland, baby Hussein (not his real name) would have likely suffered neglect and abandonment.

Published in News in English

 

Only when rape in armed conflict becomes a liability for armed groups rather than a tool in the struggle for power – a war crime that will bring inevitable punishment – will progress be made in eliminating the scourge, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today.

Published in News in English
Monday, 31 January 2011 08:29

TANZANIA: 50% hits the Tanzanian road

 

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.

Published in News in English

 

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.

Published in News in English