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INDIA: Thousands of children work as miners in northeast coal towns
16/May/2011 News
Summary: Perhaps thousands of underage workers as young as 8, lured by the wages, leave school to work in coal mines under...
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ARMED CONFLICT: 2011 Annual Report of the Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict
13/May/2011 Publication
Summary: Secretary-General’s 10th Annual Report on Children and Armed Conflict calls for better protection from attacks on...
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YEMEN: UN berates rebels & pro-govt militia for recruiting child soldiers
13/May/2011 News
Summary: The UN has added al Houthi rebels and a pro-government tribal militia in Yemen to its "list of shame" of 57 armed...
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MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA: Update on State violence in the region
12/May/2011 News
Summary: Latest update on government crackdowns on civil society in the region ...
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ARMED CONFLICT: “An Uncertain Future? Children and Armed Conflict in the Central African Republic”
5/May/2011 Publication
Summary: This report presents the findings of a four-week field mission to the Central African Republic (CAR) to research...
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SOMALIA: Child soldiers involved in escalating armed conflict
28/Apr/2011 News
Summary: With Somalia at war since 1991, UNICEF Somalia's Castrogiovanni says that when children are in the line of fire,...
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INDIA: Govt bans child labour in circuses
25/Apr/2011 News
Summary: The court's decision followed a petition lodged by the Indian children's rights group, Save the Childhood...
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MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA: State crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrations continues
21/Apr/2011 News
Summary: Latest update of the State crackdown in the MENA region...
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