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Boko Haram’s Latest Attacks Target Boys

19/08/2014

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Nigerian School Boys Walking Home from School, Photo by Juju Films

Sarah Joanne Jakubowski, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 15:59 p.m. DST, 19 August 2014 DORON, BAGA, Nigeria — Sunday, Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram kidnapped dozens of boys from the Nigerian village of Doron Baga. During the raid on the village, suspected Boko Haram dressed in police and military uniforms burned several houses and terrorized citizens […]

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The Lost Children of FARC Guerrilla Fighters

19/08/2014

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Columbia Female FARC Fighter on the March, Photo by Reuters, Courtesy of trust.org

Allyson Cartwright, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 13:50 p.m. DST, 19 August 2014 BOGOTA, Colombia — On the heels of a grandmother’s reunion with her missing grandson after his kidnapping by the Argentinian army 36 years ago, a wider secret is beginning to unravel. Government and guerrilla forces alike in South America have, for decades, stolen infants […]

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Meet Our Journalists

10/07/2014

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Blogger, Photo by Amick Man

Ayanna Nahmias is the Editor-in-Chief. She is passionate about international affairs, geopolitics, and human rights and writes articles with an emphasis on women’s rights and child advocacy. She is working on her first novel and was interviewed about growing up in Africa as the daughter of a radical, Islamist expatriate on Radio Netherlands Worldwide. Click […]

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In Southern India Child Laborers are Given Second Chance at Childhood

18/05/2014

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Brick Kiln, West Bengal, India, Photo by Romano

Olivia Elswick, Asia Correspondent Last Modified: 15:46 p.m. DST, 18 May 2014 Tens of millions of Indian children under the age of 14 are working instead of going to school. It is estimated that 12.6 million children in India are involved in hazardous work such as coal mining, firework manufacturing, and the diamond and silk […]

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Cannibalism, Child Mutilations in Central African Republic

31/03/2014

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Central African Child Peers through Wall, Photo by Pierre Holtz

Sarah Joanne Jakubowski, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 00:49 a.m. DST, 31 March 2014 CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC, Africa — Violence among Christian and Muslim militias in the Central African Republic (CAR) remains alarmingly high. Despite intervention efforts, death and displacement continue. In this troubled environment, there have been reports of cannibalism as well as revenge-killings targeting […]

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