ACCRA, 21 May 2017 - More than one million African children have benefitted from social enterprise development in Africa in the last five years, according to a new report released by Reach for Change Africa.

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9 February 2017 - With a view to ensure all forms of violence against children, Ethiopia is investing hugely in education and life skill training services.

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18 November 2016 - South African children are hungry and abused. The startling details are contained in a report released on Friday by the Nelson Mandela Children's Foundation.

 

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15 July 2016 – The head of the United Nations Population Fund has, for the first time, described female genital mutilation as "child abuse".

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02 May 2016 - Organizations fighting human trafficking in Ghana are raising the alarm over the number of children being trafficked within the country. Over 10,000 children are estimated to be working under dangerous conditions.

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8 November 2012 - Child maltreatment and abuse is a global problem that equates to serious life-long consequences.

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7 October 2012 - A couple in Pennsylvania have been charged with abusing their two adopted children from Ethiopia, police were reported as saying.

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24 September 2012 - Although the issues of rape of minors and defilement irk gender and equality activists, they see light at the end of the tunnel because now people are coming forward and children are able to report the ghastly incidents.

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The Women Trafficking and Child Labour Eradication Foundation (WOTCLEF) has said the issue of rape and incest among children is on the increase and only proper implementation of the Child Right Act can effectively curtail the menace of child abuse.

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Saturday, 25 February 2012 09:16

TANZANIA: Children Against Corporal Punishment

 

Spare the rod and spoil the child but the last thing some children in Tanzania want is to be caned, be it at school or at home. Chairman of the Children Council in Arusha Region Kevin Joseph said caning was a major cause of school dropouts at primary school level.

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