01-Sep-2021 to 09:25

Mali introduces action plan to protect children against violence

APA-Bamako (Mali) — The document, signed on 26 August, aims to prevent and stop the recruitment and use of children, but also sexual abuse and all other violations against them in Mali.

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26-May-2020 to 17:36

Cocoa industry: C/d’Ivoire dismisses U.S. institute’s child labour survey

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Cote d’Ivoire has picked holes into the methodology of the 2018/19 survey” of the NORC Research Institute of the University of Chicago (USA) on child labour in the country’s cocoa-producing areas.

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28-Dec-2019 to 18:52

Toddler becomes eSwatini's youngest victim of hanging

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — A one-year-old baby in eSwatini has become the country's youngest person to die by hanging, APA learnt on Saturday.

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13-Dec-2019 to 15:48

Rwanda witnesses drop in cases of violence against children

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda has recorded a reduction in cases related to violence against children this year, representing 7 percent of the total criminal cases in the country, Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) statistics showed Friday.

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26-Nov-2019 to 12:06

The deprived kids running Monrovia's streets

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) By Terrence Sesay — Disadvantaged homeless boys mostly of school-going age commonly known as ‘Zogos’ in Liberia have overwhelmed the streets of the capital Monrovia since the end of the country's civil war.

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03-Oct-2019 to 17:59

West, Central Africa: two million children fail to return to school in 2019 (NGO...

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — In West and Central Africa, more than two million children have not the chance to start the 2019-2020 school year due to insecurity, according to a report by the NGO Save the Children, copied to APA on Thursday.

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30-Sep-2019 to 23:05

Rwanda: Sexual assault targeting children rises

APA -Kigali (Rwanda) — The Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) has recorded some 3,512 cases of sexual assault against children by August 2019 up from 3060 complaints received in the previous year, one of the senior researchers investigating the phenomenon disclosed on Monday in Kigali.

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