One girl under 15 married every seven seconds – Save The Children

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Temesghen Debesai

One girl under 15 is married every seven seconds, according to a report by Save the Children, with girls as young as 10 married off – often to much older men – in countries including Afghanistan, Yemen, India and Somalia.

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The Uganda Village Project

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Johnson Grace Maganja

The Uganda Village Project (UVP), a charitable organisation, has been working with the people of Iganga to promote public health and sustainable development in rural communities since 2003. Johnson Grace Maganja had an exclusive interview with UVP Executive Director Leslie Stroud-Romero.

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7th Africa Conference on Sexual Health and Rights opens in Ghana

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Alpha Jallow

The 7th Africa Conference on Sexual Health and Rights opened in the Ghanaian capital Accra at the beginning of the week.

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UN mission educates students against sexually transmitted diseases in DRC

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Darell Maurice

The United Nations’ peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, MONUSCO, through its Division of Public Information, on Friday organized a meeting with 5th and 6th year students of the Institute Mutarule Katoga 40 kilometers from Uvira.

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Zimbabwe to host International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa

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Mathew Masinge

All is set for the 18th session of one of the world’s largest conferences on AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases in Africa (ICASA) to be hosted at Zimbabwe’s capital Harare from November 29th to December 4th.

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THE PROTECTION OF ORPHANS AND VULNERABLE CHILDREN

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Anant Mishra

Around the world, hundreds of thousands of lives, societies, and economies have been devastated by the HIV/AIDS pandemic. When disease strikes, children are one of the most vulnerable.

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