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Madagascar: reintegration centre gives young people fresh start

In Ambohidratimo, a town some 15 kilometres from the Madagascan capital, a reintegration centre receives 150 children and teenagers night and day.

In Ambohidratimo, a town some 15 kilometres from the Madagascan capital, a reintegration centre receives 150 children and teenagers night and day.

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Fears of paedophilia cover up as English Football Association launches sex abuse inquiry

The English Football Association has launched an independent internal inquiry into allegations of sexual abuse by coaching staff against youth players, amid fears of a wide scale cover…

The English Football Association has launched an independent internal inquiry into allegations of sexual abuse by coaching staff against youth players, amid fears of a wide scale cover…

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'Keep the refugees and we'll send you blankets'

Greece's Migration Minister has denounced the Visegrad Four for 'refusing to participate' in the relocation of migrant minors.

Greece's Migration Minister has denounced the Visegrad Four for 'refusing to participate' in the relocation of migrant minors.

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Pollution is silently killing 600,000 under-fives a year

A new report from UNICEF unearths some shocking figures on the extent of the damage air pollution is doing to children all over the world

A new report from UNICEF unearths some shocking figures on the extent of the damage air pollution is doing to children all over the world

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UK to accept children from Calais Jungle camp 'within days'

British and French authorities have begun the process of registering unaccompanied minors with relatives in Britain for transfer to the UK.

British and French authorities have begun the process of registering unaccompanied minors with relatives in Britain for transfer to the UK.

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The heartbreaking reality of child marriage

It’s the magic moment that people will remember for the rest of their lives – the day they pledge their undying love for each other in front of their nearest and…

It’s the magic moment that people will remember for the rest of their lives – the day they pledge their undying love for each other in front of their nearest and…

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Video of bloodied Syrian boy captures horror of Aleppo

A video of a boy sitting dazed and bloodied in the back of an ambulance after surviving an airstrike in Aleppo has highlighted the desperation of the Syrian civil war and the struggle for control of t

A video of a boy sitting dazed and bloodied in the back of an ambulance after surviving an airstrike in Aleppo has highlighted the desperation of the Syrian civil war and the struggle for control of t

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Afghanistan: Children's circus act brings joy to Kabul residents

At the annual National Circus Festival in Kabul, members of the Mobile Mini Circus for Children (MMCC) are entertaining Kabul residents with a mix of juggling, acrobatics and…

At the annual National Circus Festival in Kabul, members of the Mobile Mini Circus for Children (MMCC) are entertaining Kabul residents with a mix of juggling, acrobatics and…

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Trafficking fear as record numbers of migrant children arrive alone

Record numbers of migrant children are arriving on their own to Europe and elsewhere, leaving them vulnerable to exploitation by traffickers, it has been…

Record numbers of migrant children are arriving on their own to Europe and elsewhere, leaving them vulnerable to exploitation by traffickers, it has been…

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Iraq halts Falluja offensive over civilian safety fears

The decision comes two days after elite forces set up on the outskirts, preparing for what would be the most ambitious attempt to oust the extremist group since ISIL overran much of the city in June 2

The decision comes two days after elite forces set up on the outskirts, preparing for what would be the most ambitious attempt to oust the extremist group since ISIL overran much of the city in June 2

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Iraq: Fears for 20,000 children trapped in war-torn Falluja

At least 20,000 children are trapped inside the besieged Iraqi city of Falluja as government forces battle to recapture it from ISIL.

At least 20,000 children are trapped inside the besieged Iraqi city of Falluja as government forces battle to recapture it from ISIL.

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Albanian arrests over orphanage abuse

A war of words has erupted in Albania over who’s to blame after five orphanage workers were arrested for abusing children at a shelter in…

A war of words has erupted in Albania over who’s to blame after five orphanage workers were arrested for abusing children at a shelter in…

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90,000 unaccompanied children seek refugee in Europe in 2015

Nearly 90,000 unaccompanied children claimed asylum in the EU last year, according to official figures. 2015 saw a sharp rise on the number of

Nearly 90,000 unaccompanied children claimed asylum in the EU last year, according to official figures. 2015 saw a sharp rise on the number of

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Refugee children hit hardest by Greek-Macedonian border limbo

With some 12,000 migrants massed at the Greek-Macedonian border, the most vulnerable residents of the makeshift refugee camp there are suffering the

With some 12,000 migrants massed at the Greek-Macedonian border, the most vulnerable residents of the makeshift refugee camp there are suffering the

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Victims of domestic violence struggle for justice

Far too many women, and it _is_ more often than not women, are subjected to domestic violence. Some wives and mothers are driven to breaking point and kill their tormentors. Can they expect justice? D

Far too many women, and it _is_ more often than not women, are subjected to domestic violence. Some wives and mothers are driven to breaking point and kill their tormentors. Can they expect justice? D

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How many children have drowned since Alan Kurdi and that photo?

More than 300 migrant children have died attempting the Turkey-Greece sea crossing in the six months since the much-publicised death of Syrian

More than 300 migrant children have died attempting the Turkey-Greece sea crossing in the six months since the much-publicised death of Syrian