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Child-friendly framework must fit 2022, not the 80s – UNICEF – Newsfirst
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Child-friendly framework must fit 2022, not the 80s – UNICEF – Newsfirst

COLOMBO (News 1st) – UNICEF says in order to prevent a child protection crisis in Sri Lanka, there needs to be a generation of data on the types of violence against girls and boys, the locations, the perpetrators and the accessibility of services. This will help improve the planning and implementation of programmes to prevent…

Global Boys Initiative: Bolivia Report Launch Event 27 September 2022
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Global Boys Initiative: Bolivia Report Launch Event 27 September 2022

Paving the way forward with recommendations to protect sexually exploited boys in Bolivia Bolivia—As part of the Global Boys Initiative, ECPAT International and Consortium ECPAT Bolivia launched the Bolivia report on 27 September in La Paz, Bolivia.  The event marked a ground-breaking step forward for Bolivia, its government, and care workers engaged with youth and…

COP27: the impact of climate change on modern slavery must not be ignored
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COP27: the impact of climate change on modern slavery must not be ignored

7 November 2022 This year we have seen the devastating impact on human lives by environmental events, amplified by climate change, such as the floods in Pakistan and devastating drought in the Horn of Africa, caused by five years of lack of rain. We know that in many cases the devastation and damage – such […]

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Explained | How is India planning to end child marriage? – The Hindu
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Explained | How is India planning to end child marriage? – The Hindu

The story so far: The steering committee of a global programme to end child marriage is on a visit to India to witness state interventions which have helped reduce the prevalence of child marriage. The visit by the UNFPA-UNICEF Global Programme to End Child Marriage team is in view of an estimated increase in number…

Launch of the Disrupting Harm Report for South Africa on Technology and the Sexual Exploitation of Children
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Launch of the Disrupting Harm Report for South Africa on Technology and the Sexual Exploitation of Children

PRESS RELEASE   South Africa, 4 November 2022 BREAKING—New report shows that social taboos and stigma around discussing sex may make children vulnerable to online sexual exploitation and abuse in South Africa Country Overview The ground-breaking Disrupting Harm in South Africa report found that social taboos and stigma around discussing sex may increase children’s vulnerability to…

Child Labour In India: How To End The Endemic | Her Circle
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Child Labour In India: How To End The Endemic | Her Circle

“Children belong in schools not workplaces,” says a report by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). “Child labour deprives children of their right to go to school and reinforces intergenerational cycles of poverty. Child labour acts as a major barrier to education, affecting both attendance and performance in school.” These impactful words matter, especially for…

UNGA Vote on Russia's Annexation, Arctic Circle Assembly, International Day of the Girl, and More
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UNGA Vote on Russia's Annexation, Arctic Circle Assembly, International Day of the Girl, and More

 Listen to the podcast here. Transcript Bob McMahon: (00:01) In the coming week, the UN General Assembly considers condemning Russia’s annexation of four Ukrainian regions. The Arctic Circle Assembly meets in Iceland and the International Day of the Girl marks its 10th anniversary. It’s October 6th, 2022, and time for The World Next Week. I’m…

Human trafficking awareness meet held in N’pada
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Human trafficking awareness meet held in N’pada

An awareness programme of stakeholders on human trafficking was held at Bhanpur of Nuapada district jointly by Aide et Action and UNICEF in collaboration with Nuapada police and Women and Child Crime Prevention Branch of Crime Branch, Odisha. The programme was intended to develop awareness on issues of child and women trafficking prevalent especially in…

Standing against child trafficking in sport – Loughborough legal expert address the UN
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Standing against child trafficking in sport – Loughborough legal expert address the UN

Not properly understanding of the role of football agents could leave young players open to exploitation, according to Loughborough expert Dr Serhat Yilmaz. The threats posed by fake or unscrupulous agents were recently highlighted at an event held during UN General Assembly Week in New York, USA. Dr Yilmaz, a lecturer in sport law, at…

Priyanka Chopra shares a heartfelt message on International Day of The Girl Child – Bollywood News
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Priyanka Chopra shares a heartfelt message on International Day of The Girl Child – Bollywood News

On the ocassion of International Day of The Girl Child on Tuesday, actress Priyanka Chopra took to her Instagram account to share how girls around the world still have to face several obstacles and hardships while growing up. Priyanka posted a montage of several happy young girls and penned down a lengthy note describing how…