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Child soldiers… a deadly game
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Child soldiers… a deadly game

More than 300,000 children worldwide are recruited and become victims of armed conflict.  Their innocence means that they are easy to manipulate and control.  They are treated as soldiers, spies, ammunition porters or as sexual objects. . Ramón Alabau . “The girls were also raped by Al Shabab.  One of […]

Young girls forced to marry
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Young girls forced to marry

Throughout the world, but mainly in African, Middle Eastern and Asian countries, 10 million girls per year are forced into marriage. Many of these girls are not yet eight-years-old. The consequences include poor levels of education, poverty, health risks and sexual abuse.   Benjamin Serra   Fariba was only eight-years-old […]

The land of the long white cloud
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The land of the long white cloud

Indigenous Maori people began to populate New Zealand from the 9th Century, bringing with them advanced skills in textiles and house building, sound farming management and a respect for their environment.    Pedro Blas García   Hailing from the distant and scattered islands of Polynesia, the indigenous people named their […]