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Besieged: A 360º experience in Sudan’s Nuba Mountains

Besieged: A 360º experience in Sudan’s Nuba Mountains

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 10, 2017 0

It’s the dry season in the Nuba Mountains, a time when the Sudanese government usually renews its offensive against the rebels holed up in the rocky fastness.

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Malnutrition rates in Nigeria “horrifying”

Malnutrition rates in Nigeria “horrifying”

September 1, 2016 0

The world may have finally woken up to the child hunger emergency in northeastern Nigeria, but the latest data shows, if anything, a deepening crisis. Levels of Global Acute Malnutrition recorded in July

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Can de-radicalisation be taught at school?

Can de-radicalisation be taught at school?

dan.rafter@hrc.org April 26, 2016 0

Until recently, Fazal Akbar survived by begging on the streets of the Pakistani city of Peshawar after his mother died of cancer and his father was killed in a suicide bombing. Now, he

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Global child mortality rates "halved"

Global child mortality rates "halved"

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 13, 2013 0

NAIROBI 13 September 2013 (IRIN) - Child mortality rates declined by 47 percent globally between 1990 and 2012, a major new study by the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) has revealed, although this still

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Analysis: Is US action against use of child soldiers on the backburner?

Analysis: Is US action against use of child soldiers on the backburner?

carolyn.simon@hrc.org November 5, 2012 0

JOHANNESBURG 05 November 2012 (IRIN) - The Child Soldier Prevention Act (CSPA) was a prime example of US bipartisan human rights legislation: sponsored by Democratic and Republican senators and signed into law in

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SIERRA LEONE: No sex, we are breastfeeding

SIERRA LEONE: No sex, we are breastfeeding

October 16, 2012 0

FREETOWN 16 October 2012 (IRIN) - Dandling her malnourished baby at a clinic in a Freetown slum, a Sierra Leonean mother says she has never heard of exclusive breastfeeding, but observes `banfa’ -

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MADAGASCAR: Children with disabilities get a second chance at school

MADAGASCAR: Children with disabilities get a second chance at school

September 21, 2012 0

ANTANANARIVO 21 September 2012 (IRIN) - It was only when her daughter, then five years old, was playing near railway tracks in Madagascar’s capital, Antananarivo, and failed to hear the whistle of an

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ASIA: More work needed to tackle stunting

ASIA: More work needed to tackle stunting

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 18, 2012 0

BANGKOK 18 September 2012 (IRIN) - Stunting is a key factor holding back progress on children’s well-being, and Asia faces a significant challenge with millions of children under five stunted, says the 2012

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