Posted by in News on February 1, 2014

FGM and Child Marriage Still Big Challenges in sub-Saharan Africa

Statistics released by Unicef, the UN agency for children, in Every Child Counts: Revealing Disparities, Advancing Children’s Rights, shows problems such as violence, child marriage and FGM are widespread across some of the world’s poorest countries. The release of the figures comes ahead of the 25th anniversary of the convention on the rights of the child in November.

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Source: Guardian