Michelle Hasenjager

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The literacy injustice: 493 million women still can't read

Global development professionals network,Race and inequality,United Nations,Millennium development goals,Employability,Literacy,Blog,Gender,Education,Policy and advocacy,Women,Global development<p>Giving women a second chance at literacy will increase their earning power and give their children a …

Taking action against sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo – in pictures

A multimedia exhibition at the Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict summit this week showed the important work of grassroots women activists in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo in responding to sexual violence in conflict.<p>It was produced by the International Campaign to Stop Rape and Gender …

168 children rescued, 281 pimps arrested in mass sex-trafficking sting

A week-long operation across the US against child sex trafficking has resulted in the rescue of almost 170 children and the arrest of 281 pimps, …

Early marriage and female genital cutting in Ethiopia: Exploring the links

<i>Nell Williams of World Vision UK travelled to Ethiopia to meet girls at risk of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) and their families.</i> <i>In this</i> …

Gender

Escaped Nigerian schoolgirls speak out - CNN Video

Congo’s Children

• <b>Author:</b> Kem Knapp Sawyer & Jon Sawyer<p>Children in the Democratic Republic of Congo have seen their lives threatened, their families torn apart, their schools destroyed, and their futures compromised. Many are homeless—abandoned street children, some accused of witchcraft, others born of rape or …

Sex crimes against children up in 2013: StatsCan

Sexual crimes against children and incidents of child pornography increased in 2013 while the overall crime rate fell by eight per cent compared to …

Time to stand with girls demanding change

<i>Editor’s note:</i> <i>Melissa Hillebrenner is the director of the United Nations Foundation’s Girl Up campaign. The views expressed are her own.</i><p>Thursday marks 100 days since more than 200 schoolgirls were abducted from their families and community in northeast Nigeria, a reminder of the horrors and …

Global decline of wildlife linked to child slavery

<b>New research suggests the global decline in wildlife is connected to an increase in human trafficking and child slavery.</b><p>Ecologists say the shortage of wild animals means that in many countries more labour is now needed to find food.<p>Children are often used to fill this need for cheap workers, …

Conservation

No place to hide for children of war in Gaza and Syria

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1096000/1096428_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524645086_e10fb3460499cf9006c2eef1ab35cb6a<p><b>The conflicts in Syria and Gaza are having a a devastating impact on the lives of children. The BBC's Lyse Doucet who has been following the lives of</b> …

Why Are So Many Children Dying in Gaza?

The most appalling images out of Israel and Gaza over the past few weeks have been those of children: Four boys killed minutes after playing soccer …

Effects Of Child Abuse And Neglect On The Brain

Hundreds of thousands of children suffer from neglect, abuse and trauma during their early years. Many of the psychological consequences are well …