14 January 2016 - How do women who were abducted as children, raped and forced to kill, reintegrate into their communities?
JUBA, 15 December 2015 - Rights advocates have called on South Sudan's government and rebel leaders to punish commanders accused of recruiting thousands of child soldiers to fight in the country's two-year civil war.
BAMBARI, 29 November 2015 - When two of Josephine's uncles were murdered by armed cattle rustlers on Central African Republic's southern border just before her twelfth birthday, all she could think of was taking revenge.
24 July 2015 – Millions of children around the world are caught up in adults’ wars, declared the head of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) today, marking the 10th anniversary of a UN Security Council resolution that established a monitoring and reporting mechanism on the use of child soldiers with a strong call for accountability and robust measures to end all “horrors” children face.
UNITED NATIONS, 14 July 2015 - Whether in Palestine, Ukraine or Somalia, wars result in millions of children threatened by the brutality of armed conflict.
KAMPALA, 7 July 2015 - Actual combat may have ended almost a decade ago in northern Uganda, but for many women abducted by the rebel Lord's Resistance Army and the children they conceived in captivity, the war is far from over. Sexual exploitation, beatings, stigmatisation and community rejection, lack of medical care and education, and deprivation of land rights are among the challenges faced by those who escaped from or were released by the LRA.
NEW YORK, 11 June 2015 - Mass abductions of children and other civilians have become increasingly prevalent in many of the 23 conflict situations of 2014 that are highlighted in the Annual Report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict, released today.
14 May 2015 - Armed factions in Central African Republic have freed more than 350 enslaved children as part of a United Nations-brokered deal, as the country seeks to resolve sectarian conflict that began two years ago.
UNITED NATIONS, Mar 7 2015 (IPS) - One year ago, representatives of the last eight governments of the world named by the U.N. secretary-general for the recruitment and use of children in their security forces gathered at the United Nations in New York to declare they were ready to take the steps necessary to make their security forces child-free.
JUBA/NAIROBI/GENEVA/NEW YORK, 27 January, 2015 - UNICEF and partners have secured the release of approximately 3,000 children from an armed group in South Sudan - one of the largest ever demobilizations of children. The first group of 280 children were released today, at the village of Gumuruk in Jonglei State, eastern South Sudan. Further phased releases of the other children will occur over the coming month.
Selection of documentaries on key Child Rights issues in Africa from various sources.