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Shocking child abuse in paradise

In the beauty of the Pacific Islands, its hard to imagine that the sparse populating making up its fourteen island states have one of the highest rates of child abuse in the world. Around four million children are victims of mistreatment in the home. In Fiji, 71% of children have been subjected to physical violence and/or psychological abuse, while in the Solomon Islands, this number reaches 72%, and is even higher in Vanuatu (78%) and Kiribati (81%).

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Educating Karamoja

In northern Uganda, volunteers from a London-based charity fighting poverty are bringing parents, teachers, students, and community leaders together, in projects that have drastically improved education here.   Deborah Torr Photos by Peter Caton   Some say it takes a village to raise a child. This is certainly true in Karamoja, the […]