Police are issuing a warning following an incident at Centennial Park, Randwick, involving a young boy yesterday. About 4.30pm (Monday April 1, 2013) a six-year-old boy was riding his bike ahead of his parents who were walking. The boy managed to get too far ahead and lost sight of his parents, becoming lost for a [...]
Department of Women, Children And People with Disabilities Condemns the Alleged Marriage of a 13 Year Old Child to a 57 Year Old Man
The Department of Women, Children and People with Disabilities has condemned the alleged marriage of a 13-year-old child to a 57-year-old man.
The Nigerian government has said it was committing over N93.6 billion (about US$624 million) with the Norwegian government to boost maternal and child healthcare in the West African country.
Reducing the HIV Risk of Girls Living on the Street in Kinshasa, Capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo
PRINT EMAIL SHAREDRC: Reducing the HIV risk of girls living on the streetPhoto: Jane Some/IRINRough streetsKINSHASA, 8 May 2012 (PlusNews) – Sarah, 16, started sleeping on the streets of Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic republic of Congo (DRC), when she was only eight years old. She doesn’t remember how she came to live on the streets, but thinks it was soon after her mother died. Sarah is one of an estimated 20,000 children living rough on Kinshasa’s streets, many from homes too poor to feed them, some after being thrown out of their homes because they were accused of sorcery, while others end up on the streets as a result of the divorce and remarriage of a parent whose new partner won’t accept them.
A 38-year-old Sefton man is scheduled to appear in Downing Centre District Court charged with grooming a child under the age of 16.
A Gauteng child has been paralyzed as a result of a rare complication from polio vaccination, said the Department of Health.
Belleville man, convicted of two counts of possession of child pornography, was sentenced to 120 months in federal prison on June 17, 2011.