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15 industrialised nations ‘lack access to child rights education’

Education curricula in 15 industrialised countries have failed to meet children’s entitlements to learn about their rights, according to a new Unicef report. The report, ‘Teaching and learning about child rights: A stu

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New media drive to raise awareness on child abuse

A new media campaign to raise awareness about child abuse has been announced by Zain Group. It features videos on social media and print advertisements highlighting verbal, physical and sexual abuse and how it affects children, sa

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Saudi to deport 27,000 Indonesian workers

Saudi Arabia is set to deport more than 27,000 Indonesian workers, who overstayed their work permits, over the next few weeks, according to a report. The government agencies are working with the Indonesian diplomatic missions in R

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Egyptian child dies of H5N1 bird flu

A three-year-old Egyptian child died from bird flu on Monday, the second death from the virus in the country this year and the twelfth in recent months, the health ministry said. The child was from in the Giza governorate, outside

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Bahrain’s TRA to host ‘Child Online Protection Challenge’

Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) Bahrain in collaboration with International Telecommunications Union (ITU), and General Organization for Youth & Sports (GOYS) is set to host the ‘Child Online Protection Challenge’ e

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Bahrain’s TRA to host ‘Child Online Protection Challenge’

Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) Bahrain in collaboration with International Telecommunications Union (ITU), and General Organization for Youth & Sports (GOYS) is set to host the ‘Child Online Protection Challenge’ e

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Malala, Indian child activist win Nobel Peace Prize

Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012 for advocating girls' right to education, and Indian campaigner against child trafficking and labour Kailash Satyarthi won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize yester

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Dubai to host debut forum on children’s rights

Dubai is set to host the inaugural Global Child Forum, an international independent platform for research, dialogue, information and action which was initiated by King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden. It will be held on

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Unilever launches child scholarship contest

Unilever, one of the world’s leading suppliers of fast moving consumer goods, has launched an exclusive child scholarship competition in partnership with retail giant Carrefour. The scholarship competition, being introduced

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Lung transplant hope for Bahraini child

A Bahraini child suffering from a chronic illness will be flown to India next week to undergo a lung transplant. Nine-year-old Karrar Yaseen Alsari has been suffering from lung cirrhosis since he was two, but his parents have been unabl

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