KENYA: 300+ Somali children separated from detained or deported parents

KENYA: 300+ Somali children separated from detained or deported parents

IRIN – Humanitarian news and analysis for – WNN Breaking (WNN/IRIN) Nairobi, KENYA, EASTERN AFRICA: As Kenya continues to round up and detain refugees, migrants and asylum-seekers in a controversial anti-terrorism operation, fears are mounting over the fate of around 300 children separated from parents arrested during the sweeps. Some of these children are reported […]

Working to stop the global use of all child soldiers, including girls

Working to stop the global use of all child soldiers, including girls

Lys Anzia – WNN Features (WNN) UN Geneva, SWITZERLAND, WESTERN EUROPE: Answering the hard questions and growing needs for child soldiers trapped in militias working inside national government forces across the globe, the United Nations is stepping up to help those children who are the most vulnerable. In a new UN launch called ‘Children, not […]

Global NGOs step in to protect child domestic workers

Global NGOs step in to protect child domestic workers

WNN Breaking (WNN/HRW) New York, New York, UNITED STATES: Ten leading international organizations are calling on ministers of labor around the globe in a letter released at the beginning of the week to protect child domestic workers. They’re also calling to ratify the ILO – International Labour Organization Domestic Workers Convention (Convention 189 concerning Decent […]

ZIMBABWE: Even with ‘Tapestries of Hope’ girl child violence continues

ZIMBABWE: Even with ‘Tapestries of Hope’ girl child violence continues

Lakshmi Eassey – WNN Reviews (WNN) ZIMBABWE, Africa: Three-year-old Runyararo screams every time she sees a man. She was found abandoned at a bus station. When the Girl Child Network Worldwide (GCNW) took her for an examination there was evidence of sexual assault, and attempted penetration, a clear sign of rape though she has not […]