Child Exploitation

Child exploitation includes child domestic work, child soldiers, the recruitment and involvement of children in armed conflict, sexual exploitation and pornography, the use of children for criminal activities including the sale and distribution of narcotics and the involvement of children in harmful or hazardous work.
Taliban lash 12 people before stadium crowd in Afghanistan – The Toronto Star
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Taliban lash 12 people before stadium crowd in Afghanistan – The Toronto Star

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban lashed three women and nine men in front of hundreds of spectators in a provincial sports stadium Wednesday, signaling the religious extremist group’s resumption of a brutal form of punishment that was a hallmark of their rule in the 1990s. The office of the governor of Logar province, south of…

Journalists urged to delve more into human trafficking – MyJoyOnline.com
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Journalists urged to delve more into human trafficking – MyJoyOnline.com

The media and journalists in Ghana have been advised to delve more into stories that seek to educate the public about human trafficking in Ghana and around the world. Speaking to JoyNews after a one-day intensive workshop for the International Justice Mission’s (IJM) second cohort of the Young Journalists’ Fellowship program, National Director of Advocacy…

Cosatu welcomes Cabinet's approval of bill to decriminalise, protect sex workers
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Cosatu welcomes Cabinet's approval of bill to decriminalise, protect sex workers

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) has welcomed Cabinet’s approval of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Bill to decriminalise and protect sex workers. Decriminalisation of sex work Cabinet during its meeting on Wednesday approved the publishing of the amendment bill for public comments. The legislation repeals the Sexual Offences…

Shamima Begum's jihadi husband insists they were happily married | Daily Mail Online
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Shamima Begum's jihadi husband insists they were happily married | Daily Mail Online

EXCLUSIVE: Shamima Begum’s jihadi husband insists they were happily married despite her claims she was ‘groomed and trafficked’ at the age of 15 and forced to wed 23-year-old man EXCLUSIVE: Shamima Begum’s husband insists their marriage was happy Dutch convert Yago Riedijk painted a picture of domestic bliss in Syria Begum’s lawyers say that she was…

International Day For The Abolition Of Slavery 2022: Theme, History and Significance
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International Day For The Abolition Of Slavery 2022: Theme, History and Significance

International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, 2022: The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery is observed every year on 2 December. The day is celebrated to remind us of the evils of slavery, forced labour, child labor and sexual exploitation and trafficking and to end the slavery prevalent in our times. In this…

NDLEA arrests 4 wanted kingpins over 16 tons of illicit drugs in Lagos, Abuja, others
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NDLEA arrests 4 wanted kingpins over 16 tons of illicit drugs in Lagos, Abuja, others

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have intercepted two ladies and two men wanted in connection with over 16,000 kilograms (16 tons) of illicit drugs in Lagos, Abuja and Netherlands. In Lagos, anti-narcotics officers who have been on the trail of 48-year-old Aro Aderinde for weeks arrested him on Sunday October 16,…

Russia To Ban Foreigners From Using Russian Surrogate Mothers, Considers It Child Trafficking
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Russia To Ban Foreigners From Using Russian Surrogate Mothers, Considers It Child Trafficking

Getty Images/ PHILIPPE HUGUEN KEY POINTS Russian State Duma speaker Vyacheslav Volodin described paid surrogacy as a form of “child trafficking” The bill was introduced by Russian lawmakers after the death of baby boy born to a surrogate mother in 2020 Paid surrogacy in Russia only costs $20,000, cheaper than in the United States Russia…

Stakeholders Advocate Elimination of Violence Against Women – Voice of Nigeria
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Stakeholders Advocate Elimination of Violence Against Women – Voice of Nigeria

Stakeholders Advocate Elimination Of Violence Against Women By Olubunmi Osoteku, Ibadan On Nov 26, 2022  Gender issue advocates have campaigned for a collaborative effort to reduce instances of violence against women and girls. They are also advocating fo women to stop engaging in violent acts, as the world celebrated the International Day of Elimination of Violence…

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Carla Bruni lambasts latest French MeToo scandal – News – Khaleej Times

The famous singer and wife of ex-president Sarkozy accuses the newspaper, Liberation, of flouting the presumption of innocence, ‘one of the foundations of our democracy’ Published: Fri 25 Nov 2022, 8:01 PM Former French first lady Carla Bruni lashed out on Friday against media coverage of France’s latest MeToo scandal involving an actor in her…