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When Ugandan schoolgirl Auma got her first period she asked her mother for sanitary pads. Her mother suggested she find herself a husband to pay for them. Auma was just 12. Auma's story is not uncommon. Many girls in Uganda drop out of education more

25 Oct 2017 00:00 Uganda

The UK government has launched a new pilot campaign to help tackle modern slavery within the Nigerian community in the UK. It will focus on helping those trapped in domestic slavery, where victims are typically kept against their will, mistreated more

30 Mar 2017 00:00 News

Three different incidents in the last week cast, poignantly, in bold relief the plight of the girl-child in Nigeria. Thanks to The Punch newspaper which launched the #FreeEse, #JusticeforEse campaign and the civil society groups that took up the more

4 Mar 2016 00:00 Reuben ABATI

France's Defence Ministry says it is investigating child abuse allegations against its troops who were sent to quell sectarian violence and killings in the Central African Republic. more

30 Apr 2015 00:00 Central African Republic

A conference tagged Leaving It Intact, aimed at eradicating Female Genital Mutilation holds on March 5 in Bradford. more

23 Feb 2015 00:00 Events

New measures aimed at bringing an end to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in the UK have been announced. more

10 Feb 2015 00:00 News