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World Refugee Day: Stories of refugees who succeeded against all odds
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Politics and Society World Refugee Day: Stories of refugees who succeeded against all odds

2018 is the 18th year of the World Refugee Day event, run by the United Nations Refugee Agency as a declaration that the world supports and stands with refugees. The day also marks the launch of the ‘With Refugees’ petition, which will state the needs and potential rights of refugees to allow every one of them the opportunity to thrive and succeed – as these people did.

World Day against Trafficking in Persons
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Politics and Society World Day against Trafficking in Persons

Yesterday was the World Day against Trafficking in Persons. Recently 13 African countries were listed among the 23 worst offenders for human trafficking. The World Day against Trafficking in Persons was set aside to raise awareness of the situation of victims of human trafficking and for the promotion and protection of their rights. How rampant is #humantrafficking in your country?

World Refugees Day: Peace Is The Only Way
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Politics and Society World Refugees Day: Peace Is The Only Way

Not being able to live in one’s own home country because of disturbances such as violence and natural disasters can be an emotionally and socially disturbing issue. Finding #refugee in another country hoping for a better life but then being subjected to humiliation and non-acceptance is a double blow. How can we avoid displacements when conflicts are the order of the day?

World Day Against Child Labour: Africa Can Allow Her Children To Enjoy Childhood
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Politics and Society World Day Against Child Labour: Africa Can Allow Her Children To Enjoy Childhood

An estimated 168 million children are trapped in child labour globally with many of them working full-time. According to the United Nations some of these children do not go to school, have little or no time to play, do not receive proper nutrition or care and are denied the chance to be children. Can Africa allow children not to labour?