International observance

By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 19th, 2012
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On December 10, the world celebrated the International Day of Human Rights. A day that has come a long way since 1948. Lives sacrificed, bloodshed, lost destinies, people braved the ban to fight against humiliation, injustice, intolerance to achieve respect for human rights. Many states have learned ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 12th, 2012
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The United Nations and the Ministry of Women, Children and Youth Affairs (MoWCYA) call upon everyone to join hands with them to eliminate child marriage in Ethiopia. Ethiopia has one of the highest child marriage prevalence rates in the world. According to the 2011 Demographic and Health Survey, sixt...
By benim
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Dec 2nd, 2011
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In case you’ve forgotten, slavery continues to thrive throughout the world- mainly in the form of human trafficking. It’s a pervasive epidemic that few really know much about. That’s why the United Nations set December 2 as the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery. While m...
By benim
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Jul 18th, 2011
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Millions of children around the country are singing ‘Happy Birthday’ to former South African President Nelson Mandela, to celebrate his 93rd birthday. More than 12 million school pupils sang a special version of the song, written for the anti-apartheid leader, before lessons began Monday....
By benim
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Jun 16th, 2011
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  On the Day of the African Child, which draws attention to the need to improve the wellbeing of African children, we should also turn our thoughts to Africa’s street children   Today, the Day of the African Child, commemorates the day in 1976 when hundreds of black schoolchildren wer...