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Urgent action urged to stop sexual exploitation of children

Millions of girls and boys worldwide are victims of sexual exploitation. Photo: UNICEF/Giacomo Pirozzi (file)

Governments around the world have been urged by a UN independent expert on children to urgently take action to stop sexual abuse and other forms of exploitation of children. The Special Rapporteur on…

11 Mar 2015 / Listen /

Modern slavery proving hard to tackle in Niger

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Modern-day forms of slavery are widespread in Niger according to a top UN human rights investigator who warns that…

28 Nov 2014 / Listen /

Trafficking in children on the increase

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The illegal trafficking in children is on the increase worldwide according to a UN report released on Monday. The…

24 Nov 2014 / Listen /

"End rape and violence" in South Sudan

Zainab Hawa Bangura, Secretary-General's Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict visits South Sudan.  UN Photo/Isaac Alebe Avoro Lu'ba

An appeal to "end rape and violence" in South Sudan has been made by a senior United Nations official.…

6 Oct 2014 / Listen /
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