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Can Dreams Come True?

Last May, I wrote this  post. I was speaking of the burden on my heart for the orphaned children of Africa. But the burden seemed so heavy and so impossible, that I was not sure if I could even step into the process of beginning to find a way to love and provide for the orphaned children here in Uganda. 868 more words

Child Care

Tackling Child Marriage in Malawi: Standing Still or Moving Forward?

Last week saw the Marriage, Divorce, and Family Relations Bill finally passed by the Malawian Parliament, ostensibly increasing the legal age of marriage to 18 years old.  546 more words


They are not ‘Wives of Jihadists’ they are child soldiers


Over the last week I’ve heard and read a lot of different descriptions and opinions in the debate surrounding the three British school girls who have gone to join Isis in Syria. 738 more words

Human Rights

"Nameless Children" Film Screening & Discussion

Dear All,
The Oxford Children’s Rights Network (OCRN) would like to invite you to a screening of the film ‘Nameless Children’ on Thursday, March 12th from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m, at the Department of International Development (Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road). 49 more words
Children's Rights

Aid worker from Richmond setting up school for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

This article was published by The Richmond and Twickenham Times

An aid worker from Richmond is appealing to her home town school and community for help raising funds for a volunteer school for refugees in Lebanon. 399 more words

Development & Human Rights

A mission of faith: ending child marriage

By Katherine Marshall

Tackling the role of religion in social norms, the author articulates the reasons why engaging faith leaders and religious communities is an important strategy for ending child marriage.  709 more words


UNICEF UK - Find out More!

Join Frances and Katie from Unicef UK to find out more about the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and Outright.

Frances Bestley and Katie Cox from Unicef UK will be talking about the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and how in a rights respecting school children’s rights are learned, taught, practised, respected, protected and promoted. 87 more words

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