December 2009 (5)
Dec 23 2009 6:05PM
Detained Nepalese child soldiers - promises, promises...
On 16 December the United Nations, the Nepalese Government and Unified Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (UCPN-M) signed a plan which hopes to release 3,000 child soldiers who served in the Maoist army during the country’s decade-long ci...
Dec 20 2009 2:30PM
Shocking cruelty to toddler in Brazil
This is one of the most shocking thing I have seen in a long time: Reuters: Brazil needle victim recovers, outrage at cruelty This is an inhuman way to torture a 2 year-old . Please share this story and have a look at the 'witch childr...
Dec 18 2009 6:30PM
The Child Madonna & The Unheard Truth
It’s that time of year: nativity costumes, little angels playing Joseph and Mary, and (of course) ’tis also the season of giving and receiving. In my house my nearest and dearest invariably get books, and so I have some firm gift recom...
Dec 17 2009 11:34AM
Children on children's rights video
A little bit of light entertainment for you here, with this YouTube video filmed in a Danish school of children talking about children's rights. It's extremely touching and very funny. It was shown at the Amnesty International Children...
Dec 4 2009 1:31PM
Haiti's slave children - BBC audio slideshow
BBC Radio 4's Today Programme have published an audio slideshow about child slavery in Haiti, which you can see here . The report explains, with a series of photographs, how children in poverty come to be taken into slavery within the...