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Al Noor invites sponsorship for special needs children

UAE-based Al Noor Training Centre has launched the Child Sponsorship Programme, which will contribute towards making of a life of a special needs child. A special needs child is any child who might need some extra assistance emoti

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Bahrain approves tougher penalty for child abusers

Tougher punishments for people, who physically or sexually abuse children or the mentally ill, were approved by the Bahrain’s Shura Council yesterday (May 10). Jail sentences of three months and fines of BD100 ($265) could b

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15 industrialised nations ‘lack access to child rights education’

Education curricula in 15 industrialised countries have failed to meet children’s entitlements to learn about their rights, according to a new Unicef report. The report, ‘Teaching and learning about child rights: A stu

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New media drive to raise awareness on child abuse

A new media campaign to raise awareness about child abuse has been announced by Zain Group. It features videos on social media and print advertisements highlighting verbal, physical and sexual abuse and how it affects children, sa

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Saudi to deport 27,000 Indonesian workers

Saudi Arabia is set to deport more than 27,000 Indonesian workers, who overstayed their work permits, over the next few weeks, according to a report. The government agencies are working with the Indonesian diplomatic missions in R

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Egyptian child dies of H5N1 bird flu

A three-year-old Egyptian child died from bird flu on Monday, the second death from the virus in the country this year and the twelfth in recent months, the health ministry said. The child was from in the Giza governorate, outside

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Bahrain’s TRA to host ‘Child Online Protection Challenge’

Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) Bahrain in collaboration with International Telecommunications Union (ITU), and General Organization for Youth & Sports (GOYS) is set to host the ‘Child Online Protection Challenge’ e

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Bahrain’s TRA to host ‘Child Online Protection Challenge’

Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) Bahrain in collaboration with International Telecommunications Union (ITU), and General Organization for Youth & Sports (GOYS) is set to host the ‘Child Online Protection Challenge’ e

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Malala, Indian child activist win Nobel Peace Prize

Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012 for advocating girls' right to education, and Indian campaigner against child trafficking and labour Kailash Satyarthi won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize yester

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Dubai to host debut forum on children’s rights

Dubai is set to host the inaugural Global Child Forum, an international independent platform for research, dialogue, information and action which was initiated by King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden. It will be held on

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