#Children's Rights

  • Article: COVID-19 Threatens to Push 33 Million Children in Africa Into Poverty, Warns Save the Children

    COVID-19 Threatens to Push 33 Million Children in Africa Into Poverty, Warns Save the Children

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 15, 2020

    More than 200 million children are already out of school, and facing rising hunger and violence. Read more

  • Article: Children Suffer as Violence Surges in Sahel: UNICEF

    Children Suffer as Violence Surges in Sahel: UNICEF

    From Voice of America|Jan. 30, 2020

    Abductions, recruitment as child soldiers, sexual assault, and other forms of abuse are common. Read more

  • Article: Officials in Ivory Coast Just Rescued 137 Children from Trafficking

    Officials in Ivory Coast Just Rescued 137 Children from Trafficking

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe  and  Pia Gralki|Jan. 21, 2020

    They would have been destined to become child labourers and prostitutes. Read more

  • Article: Violence Against Children Is on the Rise in Mali, UNICEF Says

    Violence Against Children Is on the Rise in Mali, UNICEF Says

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Aug. 22, 2019

    More than 377,000 children are estimated to be currently in need of protection. Read more

  • Article: Paying More For Chocolate Could Help Curb Child Labor in Ghana

    Paying More For Chocolate Could Help Curb Child Labor in Ghana

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 6, 2019

    More than 700,000 children work on cocoa fields in Ghana, the world's second largest cocoa producer. Read more

  • Article: Thousands of Children Born to Venezuelan Migrants in Colombia Left Stateless

    Thousands of Children Born to Venezuelan Migrants in Colombia Left Stateless

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 24, 2019

    Without identity documents, these children and their mothers are stuck in legal limbo. Read more

  • Article: Hundreds of Children Separated from Parents in Cyclone-Hit Mozambique

    Hundreds of Children Separated from Parents in Cyclone-Hit Mozambique

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 23, 2019

    Humanitarian organizations fear for the children made vulnerable by disaster. Read more

  • Article: Violence Against Children Is on the Rise in Tanzania

    Violence Against Children Is on the Rise in Tanzania

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|May 22, 2019

    Cases of child rape have tripled between 2017 and 2018. Read more