Lawmakers, Children Dialogue to End Child Marriage

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  Jun 24, 2016 333     As part of the ongoing campaign to end child marriage in the country, the Department of Social Welfare on Thursday organised an intergeneration dialogue between children and members of the National Assembly in Banjul. Speaking at the occasion, the Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Abdoulie Bojang, described

Namibians targeted for human trafficking

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  News – National | 2016-06-29Page no: 5 by Lugeretzia Kooper MANY Namibians view human trafficking as a foreign problem, but the reality is that Namibia is classified as a country of origin, transit and destination. Zambezi regional governor Lawrence Sampofu told a week-long human trafficking training programme for police and immigration officers as well as

Empowering Girls in Emergency Settings Challenge Prize – join the competition and win $100,000  

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Bas Vlugt Founder Nederlands MediaNetwerk, Founder Africa Business Communities, Founder Africa CEO Network     All ideas welcome = Every Woman Every Child and Positive Action launch Empowering Girls in Emergency Settings (EmGEmS) Challenge Prize $100,000 grant will support implementation of ideas and programmes focused on SRH services for adolescent girls in emergency settings as

Film on early child marriages launched

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June 25, 2016  AFRICA Women Filmmakers Trust (AWFT) early this week launched a film documenting the challenges associated with child marriages, which is part of a broad strategy to use video communication as a tool to change attitudes and behaviour.   BY SOFIA MAPURANGA Canadian ambassador to Zimbabwe, Kumar Gupta Speaking at the official launch

Kuwait still haunts trafficking victims

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   DailyNews HARARE – Although they may have escaped the jaws of human trafficking, but far from being free, they are still ''slaves''. One young Zimbabwean …   Article from: https://www.dailynews.co.zw/articles/2016/06/26/kuwait-still-haunts-trafficking-victims

50 million known slaves worldwide

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VATICAN (ChurchMilitant.com) – The Vatican is fighting to eradicate human trafficking, currently enslaving an estimated 50 million victims worldwide. A summit for this purpose hosted by the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences concluded over the weekend in Rome, with judges, prosecutors and magistrates in attendance.  READ MORE ON:  http://www.johnnyf.co.za/2016/06/09/50-million-known-slaves-worldwide/