Child’s Rights must be safeguarded – Aisha Buhari
19 June 2019 | 5:32 am
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Indian drugmaker Marion Biotech is under investigation after Uzbekistan said at least 18 children died after consuming the syrup it manufactured.
The latest pro-Russian narrative in the war in Ukraine is that the Ukrainian army is sending children and teenagers to the frontline. To illustrate this claim, users are posting a video on Twitter that shows three young soldiers, claiming they are children. Our team were able to identify two of the three soldiers in the video. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
The 1989 UN Convention on the Rights of the Child is a human rights treaty setting out the civil, political, economic, social, health and cultural rights of children. The nations that ratified it are bound to it by international law. One of them is Mozambique. But in fact, the country has developed into a major hub of child trafficking in southern Africa.
In the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, child recruitment into armed groups is the most frequent children's rights violation. The minors work as scouts, aides, sex slaves for the leaders, fighters, or simply cooks. But what is life like after the trauma of being a child soldier?
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One in six children in Germany is overweight. Now, Food and Agriculture Minister Cem Özdemir wants to ban advertising for unhealthy food. But the candy industry is fighting back.
A Russian missile strike has killed a 50-year-old man and his daughter in Zaporizhzhia. Meanwhile, some Ukrainians are celebrating Easter ahead of the Orthodox calendar.
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The European Union's Internal Market commissioner Thierry Breton has called on Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg to take "immediate action" or face heavy fines after a report this week revealed Instagram to be the worst social network for child sexual abuse material.
Some 160 million children worldwide are still being put to work, according to the International Labor Organization. It estimates that in sub-Saharan Africa alone, 72 million children are affected by child labor,
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