Ghetto Kids: Uganda’s world-famous street dancers dedicated to children
13 April 2022 | 11:11 am
Ghetto Kids: Uganda's world-famous street dancers dedicated to children
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The new anti-gay legislation in the East African country would mean long prison terms or even death for people who identify as LGBTQ.
Ukraine's ombudsman on children's rights, Daria Gerasymchuk, explains how Russia has managed to transport at least 16,000 Ukrainian children out of the country, and how Ukraine is trying to get them back.
A woman wielding "assault-style" rifles and a pistol killed six people at an elementary school in the southern US state of Tennessee. The White House called on lawmakers to pass stricter gun laws after the tragedy.
More and more children are found to be HIV-positive in northwest Pakistan. Officials attribute the trend to mandatory pre-surgery testing and growing public awareness.
Russia has deported more than 16,000 children since the start of the invasion, according to Kyiv. The International Criminal Court has accused Vladimir Putin of war crimes for unlawfully deporting children.
Areas of Pakistan near the Afghanistan border are littered with mines, with children often losing limbs or even lives to the weapons. Activists say the government is not doing enough.
Uganda has seen a new wave of hatred and “anti-gay” demonstrations sweep through the country since January... after a case of suspected paedophilia in a school became a pretext to condemn the entire LGBT community.
Nine out of 10 prisoners in Mexico had contact with some criminal activity from the age of six, reflecting the normalization of violence from an early age in the country, revealed Monday a study by the organization Reinserta.
Uganda has seen a new wave of hatred and “anti-gay” demonstrations sweep through the country since January after a case of suspected paedophilia in a school became a pretext to condemn the entire LGBT community. Homosexuality is illegal in the country and punishable by imprisonment.
A decline in vaccine confidence comes after more than a decade of hard-earned gains in routine childhood immunization. Getting back on track will be a challenging task, the agency warned.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni did not sign into law a controversial bill against homosexuality that would prescribe the death penalty in some cases. He has called for minor changes to the proposed legislation.
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