Tag: Child

Walk along the Thames
Multiculture Our People

Walk along the Thames

This event, a sponsored walk beside the river, will take place on Sunday May 6, and aims to raise money for Colombian children in need. _ Children of the Andes, an organisation that for more than 20 years has helped Colombian children who face daily violence and poverty, are responsible […]

Turkey’s child Brides
Globe World

Turkey’s child Brides

Despite being illegal, the practice is still in use and leaves thousands of minors between 10 and 17 years old without a future, forced to marry  men that, on some occasions, are six times their age in order to settle the financial shortages of their families or out of tradition. […]

The child prostitutes of Costa Rica
Globe Latin America

The child prostitutes of Costa Rica

Commercial sexual exploitation of children is still rife in the streets and is really changing its image in order to avoid criticism from those who are trying to put an end to this social scourge in the Central American country. Isabel Soto Mayedo Figures from Alianza por tus Derechos (“Alliance […]