Huge Burdens Children Carry: Sudan´s Child Soldier

CHILDREN IN SHADOW ::: CHILDREN IN WAR

Sudan’s child soldier

Please, watch Video here:

http://www.theguardian.com/world/video/2010/may/14/childs-eye-sudan-child-soldier    

Deng, a 15-year-old from Southern Sudan, recounts being forced into slavery and subsequently joining the army to seek redress for the injustice against him

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A Video The Entire World Should See: Most Of Us Are Simply Unaware!

Our poor children have to face the consequences…

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Midway Island, North Pacific Ocean

The Entire World Should See – Most Of Us Are Simply Unaware – REALLY UNAWARE?

 

Collective Evolution -North East of Hawaii, the ocean currents form a giant whirl pool of debris from around the Pacific, the scientific name is called the North Pacific Gyre. It’s one of the largest ecosystems on Earth, comprising of millions of square kilometres. Today it’s better known as “The Great Garbage Patch,” an area the size of Queensland, Australia where there is approximately one million tonnes of plastic spread throughout the ocean. Drag a net in any area of this part of the ocean and you will pick up toxic, discarded plastic. Photographer Chris Jordan has documented this phenomenon.

I had been studying for quite a while the phenomenon called the Pacific garbage patch. I was…

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´Mental patient`fancy dress shows how deep offnsive stereotypes go in society

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Mental patientfancy dress shows how deep offensive stereotypes go in society

Tesco and Asda have done the decent thing. But we must work to end the stigma about mental health in work, communities, friends – even the NHS

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    ‘The Asda one [now withdrawn from sale} offended me most because of its use of the mad axeman image, perpetuating another myth – that the mentally ill are likely to be violent.’ Photograph: Guardian

    The furore over “mental patient” fancy dress sold by Asda, Tesco and Amazon reminds us how deeply embedded stereotypes about mental illness are in our society. Those defending these costumes say they are a bit of fun and we should lighten up. They are not a bit of fun. They are offensive. They commercialise prejudice and stereotype and they reinforce stigma.

    The Asda…

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    French senators vote to ban child beauty contests

    CHILDREN IN SHADOW ::: CHILDREN IN WAR

    French senators vote to ban child beauty contests

    A “mini miss contest” in France. Screengrab: YouTube/Bella Tresor

    French senators vote to ban child beauty contests

    Published: 18 Sep 2013 14:00 GMT+02:00 | Print version Updated: 18 Sep 2013 14:00 GMT+02:00

    Beauty pageants have a proud tradition in France but there are limits to what French lawmakers will accept. On Tuesday senators banned children’s beauty contests to prevent the “hyper-sexualisation” of kids, promising tough sanctions for those who break the law
    Judging children under the age of 16 on their physical appearance in so-called “beauty contests” will become a criminal offence in France, the French Senate ruled on Tuesday night.

    The new law forms part of the new “equality bill” presented to the French Senate on Monday by France’s Minister for Women’s Rights, Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, which also included legislation to tackle unequal pay, domestic violence and to encourage fathers to take parental leave.

    Beauty pageants have a proud tradition…

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    Online-Kinder-Boerse: Adoptivkind mit Rueckgabegarantie

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    Online-Kinder-Börse: Adoptivkind mit Rückgabegarantie
    Unsympathisch, hässlich, ungehorsam: Amerikaner, deren Adoptivkinder nicht ihren Wünschen entsprechen, konnten sie bis vor kurzem loswerden. Über Yahoo und Facebook inserierten sie das ungewollte Kind in illegalen Online-Foren.
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    “Meine Eltern wollten mich nicht. Russland wollte mich nicht. Ich wollte nicht mehr leben”, sagt Inga, die die meiste Zeit ihrer Kindheit in einem Heim in Russland verbracht hat – voller Hoffnung, dass sich Erwachsene ihrer annehmen, ihre Eltern sein wollten. Ingas leibliche Mutter, eine Prostituierte, hatte sie weggegeben, als sie noch ein Baby war. Ihren Vater hat sie nie kennengelernt.
    1997, Inga war zwölf Jahre alt, wurde sie adoptiert – von einem Paar aus Amerika. Endlich würde sie eine Familie haben, zur Schule gehen, Freunde finden, freute sich Inga, wie sie in einem Interview mit der Nachrichtenagentur Reuters sagt. Das Glück währte kein Jahr. Ihre neuen Eltern wollten sie nicht mehr.
    Als sie…

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