About: child protection

Digital & Media 20-04-2021

Associations urge Zuckerberg to scrap ‘Instagram for kids’ project

Several associations have called on Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to put an end to his plans, said to be devised in the name of child protection, to develop an app similar to Instagram but aimed at children under the age of 13. EURACTIV France reports.
EU-UNICEF civil registration programme in Mozambique
Development Policy 17-02-2015

Civil registration: Africa’s greatest development failure holds key to her success

For decades, Africa’s inability to count – and account to – its population has held back the continent’s development. This no longer needs to be the case, writes Cornelius Williams.
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Child protection: from façade engagement to genuine care

For those who have worked to improve the lives of vulnerable children, particularly those locked away in institutions, the challenge is to move from façade engagement to genuine care, writes Georgette Mulheir.
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Child marriage
Development Policy 25-07-2014

Child marriage

Although child marriage is prohibited by international law, over 700 million underage girls are married worldwide, particularly in Africa and Asia.