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Dancing in the Dust

The sun blazed high in the sky. The many bare feet kick up dust as they arrive, the hooves of the cattle they bring somehow make less imprint on the dry dusty terrain. 808 more words

Fictionalised Facts

Man sentenced to four months’ prison after forcing teenage daughter to marry her rapist

An Idaho man has been given a four month prison sentence after he forced his 14-year old daughter to marry the 24-year old man who had raped and impregnated her. 180 more words

Human And Civil Rights

May 27, 2016: Happy Children’s Day, from Lantern Books

Children’s day is a day to emphasize respect for children, their need for love, care and access to quality education.

Children’s day is celebrated in various countries around the world but on different dates. 685 more words

Educational News And Events

Justice Mumbi Ngugi’s ruling on paternity naming is common sense

Justice Mumbi Ngugi is going down the annals of history as a hero to many single mothers and children born out of wedlock as well as to men who get locked out of their children’s lives because they did not put a ring on it. 1,107 more words

Indonesia to allow death penalty and chemical castration for child rapists

After a wave of outrage over several violent crimes, including the gang-rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl, swept Indonesia, Joko Widodo, the nation’s president, has announced harsher punishments for child rapists, including chemical castration and the death penalty. 170 more words

Human And Civil Rights

Fairness Sounds Good

Many soccer balls are made by child slaves.

WBUUC’s PeaceJam youth were shocked to learn about the brutality behind these and other items in our daily lives. 249 more words

Youth RE

18 girls die in elementary school fire

Parents of girls who attend an elementary school in Thailand rushed to the site on Monday, after 18 girls died in an overnight fire in their dormitory. 132 more words

Human And Civil Rights