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Children engaged in Mali fighting

Children engaged in Mali fighting

dan.rafter@hrc.org January 17, 2013 0

BAMAKO/DAKAR 17 January 2013 (IRIN) - Children are playing a major role in the Islamists’ war effort, say eye-witnesses and human rights groups, who report children are taking an active part in fighting,

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Children involved in Mali fighting

Children involved in Mali fighting

carolyn.simon@hrc.org January 17, 2013 0

BAMAKO/DAKAR 17 January 2013 (IRIN) - Children are playing a major role in the Islamists’ war effort, say eye-witnesses and human rights groups, who report children are taking an active part in fighting,

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LIBERIA: John Tamba – Teacher, Liberia

LIBERIA: John Tamba – Teacher, Liberia

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 6, 2012 0

MONROVIA 06 December 2012 (IRIN) - Lorpu John Tamba teaches mathematics at an elementary school in Paynesville, a Monrovia suburb. He supports four children and his wife with his salary and they live

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UGANDA: Nodding syndrome symptoms controlled, hunt for cure continues

UGANDA: Nodding syndrome symptoms controlled, hunt for cure continues

dan.rafter@hrc.org October 30, 2012 0

KAMPALA 30 October 2012 (IRIN) - Their conditions improving, nearly all of the children admitted to health centres for nodding syndrome have now been released, according to Uganda’s Ministry of Health; less severely

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NIGERIA-CHAD: Child migrants reuniting with families

NIGERIA-CHAD: Child migrants reuniting with families

dan.rafter@hrc.org October 15, 2012 0

DAKAR 15 October 2012 (IRIN) - Most of the Chadian Koranic students who fled Boko Haram related violence in northern Nigeria to return to their country in March 2012, have now been reunited

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MALI: Children take up guns

MALI: Children take up guns

carolyn.simon@hrc.org October 8, 2012 0

SEVARÉ 08 October 2012 (IRIN) - Children as young as 14 are joining military training camps run by militias in southern Mali preparing to fight Islamist groups in the north. At the same

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MALI: Northerners fight to learn

MALI: Northerners fight to learn

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

MOPTI 05 October 2012 (IRIN) - Teachers, the Ministry of Education and aid agencies are scrambling to provide catch-up classes to thousands of displaced children who fled northern Mali for southern towns to

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TIMOR-LESTE: Making inroads on birth certificates

TIMOR-LESTE: Making inroads on birth certificates

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 25, 2012 0

FATULMAU 25 September 2012 (IRIN) - Filomena Mendonca gave birth to all five of her children at home in the village of Fatulmau, high up in the mountains of Timor-Leste, without registering their

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DRC: Children bear brunt of conflict in the east

DRC: Children bear brunt of conflict in the east

September 25, 2012 0

NAIROBI 25 September 2012 (IRIN) - Children in the Kivu provinces of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are not only getting caught in the crossfire of the area’s ongoing violence, but also

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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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