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An estimated two thirds of women in Papua New Guinea have experienced some form of physical or sexual violence, although many believe that this is an underestimation.
One in every three children in India feels their school is not safe “sometimes”, while citing deficient infrastructure and lack of toilets among their biggest concerns, according to a survey.
ChildFund Ethiopia said Thursday that it has so far reached close to 100,000 Ethiopians in its response to the El-Nino-driven drought that affected millions of people in the East African country.
Every one in three children in India feels their school is not safe all the time, while citing deficient infrastructure and lack of toilets among their major concerns, according to a survey report.
Over 30 Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), including Terre des Hommes, have released a joint statement ahead of the European Council of 15 December: it calls the European leaders to make a concrete change and to ensure the respect of human rights of migrants.
They're difficult to wrap, but Hawke's Bay locals are realising that goats make great Christmas presents.
In the past decade, the "generous people" of the Bay have gifted 198 goats to families in developing countries through ChildFund New Zealand's Gifts that Grow catalogue, with over 8000 purchased across the country as a whole.
The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action, a global interagency group focused on child protection in emergency settings, will be launched on November 15 in Geneva.
Nearly 250 million children (1 in 10) live in areas affected by armed conflict. Fifty million are affected by disasters. Children make up over half of the 65 million people currently displaced by war.
Roughly a third of children in developing nations are forced to miss school because they must work, and the same number say their schools are unsafe, according to research released on Monday.
On Monday night RTE Nationwide broadcast a special programme on a recent visit to Ethiopia by camogie stars Aoife Murray and Mags D’Arcy
Mags and Aoife did us proud in helping to promote our Dream Bike initiative for vulnerable girls.