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MOGADISHU, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Sexual violations against children continue at an alarming rate in Somalia and there is little or no opportunity to seek justice, the UN children's fund UNCIEF said on Monday.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - For four decades Indian Nobel peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi rescued thousands of children from the scourge of slavery and trafficking but he fears all his efforts could reverse as the coronavirus pandemic forces children into labour.
DHAKA,/YANGON Sept 18 (Reuters): Child marriage is on the rise in Bangladesh's Rohingya refugee camps and the risk of human trafficking grows with every day the pandemic shuts youth services, according to a UN-led study that was released on Friday.
FROM ENDORSED BY (Organisations) Federation of Reproductive Health Associations, Malaysia; Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society of Malaysi
NEW DELHI (AFP): Tens of thousands of girls across Asia are being forced into marriage by desperate families plunged into poverty because of the coronavirus pandemic, as campaigners warn years of progress tackling the practice is being undone.
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Hafsa was married off at 13 by her father to a man who paid $100. She and her mother say she was beaten and raped for two years before they convinced him to divorce her.
Social workers are at the forefront of helping those in need, yet their work is not recognised as an actual profession. The proposed Social Work Bill hopes to address this issue.
I AM one of millions around the world who celebrated the blistering rebuke of American lawmaker Ted Yoho by US Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (popularly known as AOC; pictured, right). Yoho’s hateful misogyny has no place in public office.
PETALING JAYA: The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) has conferred its highest honour on Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Hajah Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah for her dedication and support to its movement across the world.
PETALING JAYA: Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Hajah Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah has been awarded the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) Medal of Service.