The UN is urging Ghana to eradicate modern-day slavery. Gulnara Shahinian, UN special rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, says Accra should do more to combat child labour.
In Zambia, more than 45 per cent of children under five are malnourished, making it one of the highest rates in the world and above the continent's 42 per cent average.
A Paris court has backed a private creche that fired a Muslim employee for wearing the an Islamic headscarf.
The founders of the controversial French NGO Arche de Zoé (Zoe's Ark) were to appear before an appeals court in Paris on Wednesday for attempting to smuggle Chadian children to ...
Nigerian police on Wednesday raided a "baby factory" where girls as young as 14 were being forced to have babies for sale. Teenage pregnancy is widespread across west Africa.
Human trafficking and child prostitution have reached shocking proportions in Burundi, according to Canadian NGO Justice and ...
France's Senate has backed a proposal to ban on beauty pageants for girls under 16 years old.
The Vans Downtown Showdown international skateboard contest, held in Paris last weekend, drew top skateboarders from all over the world.
Kids with autism have boundless energy but often have problems joining in with team sports. The Vans international skateboarding ...
Two Romanians were arrested in northern Corsica on suspicions of involvement in a network of baby trafficking.