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19 Nov 2014
‘The New Age’ reports that in anticipation of the campaign to end child slavery, Nobel peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi called for global support for the cause. He pointed out that not enough was being done to protect children from...
22 Sep 2014
‘The Moscow Times’ reports about what it terms ‘professional beggars’ in Moscow who would often ‘rent’ babies to increase their income. According to an NGO that has been campaigning to get law enforcement to...
24 Jan 2014
‘Austrian Times’ reports of a case of three Bulgarian children who were abandoned by their father in Vienna, after they refused to beg for him. The Vienna Child Protection Service placed them in Drescheibe, and they contacted Bulgarian...
03 Jan 2014
‘Irish news’ reports that according to a recent publication the number of under 18s referred to a diversion program of the police for begging has increased from 12 in 2011 to 59 last year, while the overall number of children has been...

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