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July 2006


France government withdraws immigrant children ‘hunt down’ plan
By : Himadree | Jul 1 2006, 1:04 am GMT

The tough stand taken by France Interior minister Nicolas Sarkozy against the immigrant children, just one month back had immediately kicked off a commotion among the prominent human rights groups.

Mr. Sarkozy has been accused of tightening the...


Uganda needs to rehabilitate the LRA children
By : Himadree | Jul 1 2006, 1:46 am GMT

Since two decades, the rebel group, Lords Resistance Army (LRA), have been terrorizing the entire territory of the Northern Uganda.

More than 20,000 children are forcefully recruited by the LRA to increase their armed force and they have not even...


UN: More financial support necessary for former Afghan child soldiers
By : Himadree | Jul 1 2006, 2:39 am GMT

According to reports from United Nations, there is a financial crisis going on regarding the project that is being launched to train the former child fighters of Afghanistan.

The UN has appealed for more monetary help if the project has to keep...


Domestic child labour thriving in India
By : Himadree | Jul 1 2006, 3:01 am GMT

The Indian government has dramatically failed in implementing any of its labour laws. The latest murder case of a young domestic child labour in Lokhandwala has proved it.

Majority of the accused in such murder cases easily gets bail and roam around...


Scottish government organizes workshop for teens to tackle online sex offenders
By : Himadree | Jul 4 2006, 3:19 am GMT

In order to combat with the growing number of sex offenders on internet, the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre in Scotland will be launching a workshop for the teenagers in the coming days.

With the number of children getting involved...


More than 800 African Children die every day for lack of medical attention
By : Himadree | Jul 4 2006, 3:52 am GMT

The life of children in every nook and corner of Africa is in grave danger due to the lack of any medical treatment.

According to reports from ‘Save the Children’, every single day more than 800 African children are facing death. Further, the...


‘Black only schools’ in demand in West Midlands
By : Himadree | Jul 4 2006, 4:15 am GMT

Demands for ‘black schools’ is making headlines in West Midlands according to media reports. The government is either avoiding the issue or do not want to do anything about it.

Majority of the West Midlands schools are throwing out the African...


Human trade rampant in northeast Uganda
By : Himadree | Jul 4 2006, 4:42 am GMT

Unable to cope up with the acute shortage of food, increasing number of families in the northeastern region of Uganda are selling their children in exchange for money to the cattle traders.

These unfortunate children are forced to do manual jobs...


‘Breast ironing’ rampant among West African girls
By : Himadree | Jul 5 2006, 3:55 am GMT

Recent survey has revealed a shocking fact that is widespread in many of the nations across Central and West African nations. Young girls in those nations are made to go through the painful procedure of ‘breast ironing’ during which the mothers...


UNICEF demads release of 1,387 child soldiers in LTTE
By : Himadree | Jul 5 2006, 4:37 am GMT

The number of child soldiers working with the rebel group Tamil Tigers is on steady rise according to UNICEF reports.

UNICEF in a meeting with the LTTE representatives gave them a list of nearly 1,387 child fighters who are enrolled with this...


Child abductions on rise in Congo
By : Himadree | Jul 5 2006, 4:57 am GMT

Recruitment of child soldiers is spreading worldwide like wildfire and this is crippling most of the communities in the notorious lawless land of the eastern part of Congo.

With the elections just few days away, an unseen danger is brooding over...


Downloading Child porn can get your credit Card confiscated
By : Charu | Jul 5 2006, 7:13 am GMT

At last, the government has come to a solution to put a halt in the activities of online paedophiles, and I must say this solution actually seems working as well.

The government has decided to confiscate the credit cards of all those people who are in...


Street kids in Lebanon ‘trapped’ in organized crime
By : Himadree | Jul 10 2006, 4:06 am GMT

Reports from ILO sources states of nearly 100,000 children, who are found loitering in the streets across Lebanon. A single visit to the country will introduce you to the nation’s vast majority of under aged children, who are working almost in every...


60,000 children working in commercial agriculture in South Africa
By : Himadree | Jul 10 2006, 5:44 am GMT

A survey conducted by Teresa Yates of Social Surveys Africa reports of a majority of child labourer working in the agricultural sector in South Africa. However, no data is available on the exact numbers of child labours in the country.

According...


Local NGOs join hands to help underprivileged Nepalese children
By : Himadree | Jul 10 2006, 5:53 am GMT

More than half of the population of Nepal is youth and almost all of them are in the risk of facing greater danger in the coming days because of the countries age-old ties with war and violence.

Due to the continued attacks by the Maoists forces,...


Efforts to curb child trafficking in Albania
By : Himadree | Jul 10 2006, 6:08 am GMT

Albania is launching a tough drive to tackle with the ever-growing size of child trafficking: for this purpose, the Albania-International aid agencies have already zeroed in on a US$3 million project.

Under this scheme, rehabilitation program,...


Rare couple: Husband as old as father or grand father
By : Puja | Jul 14 2006, 3:08 am GMT

Child marriage is not a new trend and is prevalent in Afghanistan since long, not only this child marriages here are even warranted in some versions of Islamic texts and tradition.

Very high percentage of marriages in Afghanistan includes girls who...


Aki Ra: Former Child soldier gaining recognition at international level
By : Puja | Jul 14 2006, 5:30 am GMT

Highly creative deminers employ 1000 people and shift round about 3000 devices a month, Aki Ra short time ago unfurnished his 50,000th land mine. Aki Ra is the same person who laid a land mine when he was merely five years old.

The New Zealand Herald...


Poverty the real cause for Child labour
By : Puja | Jul 15 2006, 3:06 am GMT

Child labor is a wide-ranging problem, especially in developing countries. Children work and exert for a various reasons and the prime and the top reason is poverty and the induced pressure in their life so that they can escape from this plight of...


Malnutrition affects mental growth of children
By : Puja | Jul 15 2006, 3:50 am GMT

Impact of malnutrition on children is not only physical as per the UN’s world Food Programme it causes mental harms as well. Malnutrition directly effects the mental growth and development of children throwing their future towards a dark...



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