Sat, Sep

child slavery

    • And I wonder about someone having eight children.

    I return to a subject that seems not to interest many people in this country.

    • A global snapshot shows that every two seconds, a girl is married before she is physically or emotionally fit enough to become a wife or a mother.

    Written By Norman Cooper - The war against child marriage is still a herculean task because the practice is condoned by customary and religious laws in some countries.

    • But well, yesterday just passed with little or no notice.

    Written By Hardi Yakubu - Yesterday was UN’s international day for the remembrance of the victims of slavery and the Trans-Atlantic slave trade. As I pointed out, the day passed without much notice, not even by black people whose ancestors were the principal victims of this heinous crime. Why? Indoctrination and self-hate.

    • Prof. Oquaye stated that poverty, misery and diseases were some of the challenges why some parents in developing countries trafficked their children.

    The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye, has called for further collaboration between Ghana and the United Kingdom (UK) to tackle child slavery and human trafficking in the country.

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