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Worrying trend shows increased number of child torture victims

An increasing number of child and adolescent victims of torture has been  reported by the United Nations Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture (UNVFVT) and the organizations it funds. In 2016, 5,279 child and adolescent victims of torture are expected to be assisted by organizations funded by the UNVFVT.  Continue reading

Australian commitment to UN joint programme for Pacific mother, child and adolescent health kicks off investment in Global Goals for Sustainable Development

Three Pacific Island countries using integrated approaches to health delivery for women, new-borns, children and adolescents will benefit from a nearly AU$7 million UN Joint Programme announced in New York as part of a meeting of Pacific Foreign Ministers. Continue reading

Ten million child labourers in domestic work

SNAP Malawi is a project funded by the United States Department of Labor (USDOL). The content of this page does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the United States Department of Labor, nor does mention of trade name, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the United States Government.To mark World Day Against Child Labour, the ILO publishes a report outlining the abuses suffered by millions of children working in family homes. An estimated 10.5 million children worldwide – most of them under age – are working as domestic workers in people’s homes, in hazardous and sometimes slavery-like conditions, says the ILO. Continue reading