Child marriage, domestic violence persist in Africa

The number of girls who marry before their 15th birthday has remained unchanged for 20 years in most countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The region has the highest rate of child marriage, with nearly four in 10 girls married before the age of 18. This is despite efforts by governments, developmental partners and civil society organisations […]

Bridging the GAP and Crossing the Bridge

LOCAL NEWS:  It may be a challenge, but it is also an absolute necessity: bridging the gap between international law and reality and quickly crossing the bridge to reach all crisis-affected children and youth left furthest behind. Inclusive and equitable quality education is the right of every girl and boy and the objective of Sustainable […]

GBV Incidents Rise

GENDER: Drug abuse and marital conflicts are reportedly the root causes of the increasing incidence of gender-based violence, according to statistical stakeholders. Commenting on the July sexual abused statistical report, stakeholders asked the Office of the Mufti to introduce alternative measures to address marital conflicts. Khamis Othman Abdalla from the Office of the Director of […]