Kenya’s girls fight back against FGM (female mutilation) practices

Kenya’s girls fight back against FGM (female mutilation) practices

Faiza Jama Mohamed – WNN JUSTICE (WNN/EN) Nairobi, KENYA, EASTERN AFRICA: Although the practice of female cutting, known as FGM – Female Genital Mutilation continues today in Kenya, a new movement has begun that shows promise for an ‘easier and more tolerant’ society as more and more girls begin to stand up for their rights […]

Use of child soldiers in Central Africa on increase, says UNICEF

Use of child soldiers in Central Africa on increase, says UNICEF

WNN Breaking (WNN) Bangui/Dakar, AFRICA/GENEVA, UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said today that it had received credible reports that rebel groups and pro-government militias are increasingly recruiting and involving children in armed conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR). UNICEF calls for the immediate cessation of child recruitment by all armed groups […]