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The Afghan Girls Raised as Boys
World  (tags: world, humanrights, children, middle-east, Bacha posh )

Rose
- 3 days ago - theguardian.com
In Afghanistan, ranked the worst country in the world to be born a girl, some parents are bringing up their daughters as sons. Then comes puberty and the 'bacha posh' are expected to to switch back
Wonders of the World: 15 Stories · 10 Countries
World  (tags: world, society, blog, children, interesting, humans, GoodNews )

Roxy
- 6 days ago - maptia.com
Maybe a 'wonder of the world' is nothing but the sum total of the human stories woven around it--stories that help us understand why these places matter, not only in history but right now, today.
Chinese Police Rescue 37 Babies in Trafficking Bust
World  (tags: world, humanrights, china, children, Human Trafficking )

Rose
- 8 days ago - edition.cnn.com
Police rescued 37 babies and a 3-year-old girl after busting a child trafficking ring in eastern China's Shandong province, reported the state-run China Central Television.
Nigeria's Forgotten Massacre: 2,000 Slaughtered By Boko Haram, But the West Is Failing to Help
World  (tags: children, corruption, crime, society, violence, world, women, death, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, conflict, corruption, death, freedoms, humanrights, violence, crime, terrorism )

Hilary
- 11 days ago - independent.co.uk
What horrors continue in Nigeria, and yet not only does the West fail to help, the Western media fails to remember. This brief story serves as a small reminder of vast terror and mayhem especially at the hands of Islamist extremists Boko Haram.
Child Abuse in the Name of Tradition - Child Bride Tells Her Story
World  (tags: humanrights, children, world, child bride shares her story )

Rose
- 14 days ago - asafeworldforwomen.org
Ninth in the #KnowHerStory series "I felt lied to and cheated." "I refuse to walk in my mum's shoes" says Mister, a 14 year-old child bride, talking to WFAC about how she was forced to marry a man who is three times her age.
Soldiers Kidnap Six Palestinians In Hebron And Jerusalem
World  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, freedoms, society, children, government, ethics, humans, violence, crime )

Carrie
- 18 days ago - imemc.org
Israeli soldiers invaded various Palestinian communities in Hebron and Jerusalem, late on Sunday at night and on Monday at dawn, and kidnapped six Palestinians after searching and ransacking their homes.
Video: 8-Year-Old Girl Is Palestine's Youngest Journalist (TEXT and 2 VIDEOS)
World  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, West Bank, illegal settlements, media, 8 year old journalist, Human Rights, freedoms, middle-east, news, interesting, children, society )

Carrie
- 20 days ago - english.pnn.ps
An eight-year-old Palestinian girl is opposing the Israeli occupation of her West Bank village--with a mobile telephone. The World Court has deemed Israeli settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem illegal. Many Jewish settlers claim a God-given ...
Killing 40 Civilians in One Go Is "Reasonable," Says Israel Army Ethicist
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Human Rights, ethics, dishonesty, propaganda, death, violence, freedoms, children, government, politics, crime, society, corruption )

Carrie
- 23 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Since the Israeli army killed more than 2,200 Palestinians in besieged Gaza last summer, including more than 500 children, a dedicated army of official & unofficial whitewashers has been mobilized on a mission to rescue Israel's bloodstained public image.
Hamas Blocks Orphans From Visiting Israel
World  (tags: Israel, hamas, brainwashing, terrorism, children )

Barbara
- 26 days ago - ynetnews.com
Israel reached deal to allow group of Gaza children whose parents were killed in war with IDF to visit Israel, but at the last minute Hamas prevented event, calling it attempt to 'brainwash' kids.
Ukraine's Government Is Starving Residents of the Breakaway Region
World  (tags: Ukraine, starving, residents, humanitarian disaster, Amnesty International, children, conflict, corruption, death, ethics, government, humans, politics, society, world )

Lone
- 28 days ago - globalresearch.ca
"The region is facing a humanitarian disaster with many already at risk of starvation," said Denis Krivosheev, acting Director of Europe and Central Asia for Amnesty International, on Wed., December 24th.
Where Is Santa? Find Him Now With Help From NORAD's Santa Tracker
World  (tags: Good News, Santa, Christmas presents, children, worldwide, Santa Tracker, NORAD )

Barb
- 31 days ago - aol.com
Santa is on the move, delivering Christmas presents to kids around the globe, but where is he?
Universal Children's Day 2014: Facts, History and Aims of the United Nations Day
World  (tags: humanrights, world, children, facts, United Nations )

Rose
- 39 days ago - ibtimes.co.uk
Twenty-five years ago the United Nations set up the Convention on the Rights of the Child, a human rights treaty which sets out the political,
Good News! Afghan Authorities Commit to Ensure Brishna's Safety
World  (tags: human rights, Brishna, rapist convicted, Afghanistan, children, female rights )

Nancy
- 51 days ago - blog.amnestyusa.org
Victory! Following the sentencing of Brishna's rapist, Afghan authorities have now committed to ensuring Brishna's protection.
Make Preventing Violence Against Women An International Priority: PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: world, violence, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, ethics, terrorism, women's rights )

Beverly
- 54 days ago - therainforestsite.greatergood.com
Women and girls bear the brunt of insecurity and remain particularly vulnerable to sexual exploitation and violence.
Congolese Gynecologic Surgeon Denis Mukwege, Renowned for Healing Mass Rape Victims in DRC, Wins Top EU Human Rights Award
World  (tags: Denis Mukwege, gynecologic surgeon, DR Congo, EU, Sakharov Prize, human rights award, Congolese women, children, babies, mass rape victims, brutal rape, atrocities, war weapon, fistula repair, Panzi Hospital )

LucyKalei
- 56 days ago - dw.de
He's treated the appalling injuries inflicted on 19,270 survivors of war-ravaged DRC's epidemic of sexualized violence since founding Panzi Hospital, restoring both their broken bodies & traumatized souls, providing therapy, housing, job training +VIDEO
 

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