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  • Who Will Protect Defiled Soroti Childrens In Uganda?

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    During my recent visit to Soroti in Eastern Uganda which is 350 km from Kampala, I was overwhelmed by incidences of child marriage, cases of rape and defilement which are some of the major problems children in this area face. For the one week I spent in the area, helping […]

  • Child Labour in Pakistan

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    It was one of our regular nights out with friends when a 7 year old kid approached us to see if we were interested in buying balloons from him. When asked why he was working and not going to school, he shared a heart-rending story of how his parents were […]

  • Work in the Developing World: Outsourcing to Nairobi Slums

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      In the Lead Article, entitled “Work in the Developing World,” I stressed the need for policy, partnership and cooperation across the private, non-profit, and public sectors to create jobs. This applies especially to addressing youth unemployment in the developing world, where in the year 2005, Africa’s youth unemployment reached […]