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News Archive 2006

Pope makes Christmas appeal for children (BBC News) (December 25, 2006)

Tough child labour laws proposed (BBC News) (December 22, 2006)

Tamil Tigers kidnap 21 children (BBC News) (December 19, 2006)

Tajik street children help each other (BBC News) (December 18, 2006)

'Zero tolerance' for UN sex abuse (BBC News) (December 05, 2006)

UN hosts meeting aimed at tackling problems of sexual abuse by field personnel (United Nations News Service) (December 04, 2006)

The colony for Russia's young offenders (BBC News) (December 04, 2006)

UN to discuss child abuse claims (BBC News) (December 01, 2006)

World AIDS Day Keeping the Promise for Children (Save the Children) (December 01, 2006)

Annan calls for action to protect children from conflict; Council reiterates commitment (United Nations News Service) (November 28, 2006)

Child soldiers continue to be recruited and used around the world, says UN report (UN News Centre) (November 20, 2006)

Nepal: Rights activists want child soldiers released (IRIN) (November 20, 2006)

Sri Lanka army is accused of recruiting child soldiers for rebel group (Telegraph) (November 15, 2006)

Warlord in court over use of child soldiers in Congo (The Independent) (November 10, 2006)

Congolese warlord's hearing on child soldiers begins (AP) (November 09, 2006)

Forced to Fight (Newsweek) (November 09, 2006)

Israeli Shelling Kills 18 Civilians, including ten children, in Gaza Strip (VOA News) (November 07, 2006)

Tragedy of Pakistan's prison children (BBC News) (November 06, 2006)

Amnesty: 11,000 Congolese child soldiers still missing (Reuters) (October 11, 2006)

DR Congo children 'still armed' (BBC News) (October 11, 2006)

Palestinian child deaths in conflict with Israel already nearly double that of 2005 – UN (United Nations News Centre) (October 05, 2006)

'Is the pen mightier than an AK-47?' (IOL) (October 05, 2006)

Communist rebels forcibly recruit ‘child warriors’--official (INQ7.net) (October 04, 2006)

Dirty water 'kills 1.5m children' (BBC News) (September 28, 2006)

Maoist child exploitation claim (BBC News) (September 21, 2006)

43m children in war-torn countries without education (AND) (September 20, 2006)

'Billions more needed' for children in war zones (The Guardian) (September 15, 2006)

Myanmar continues to recruit child soldiers--rights group (The Associated Press) (September 14, 2006)

Save the Children calls for protection of unaccompanied children (Save the Children) (September 14, 2006)

The impact of the Lebanon war lives on in poverty, traumatised children (UNHCR) (September 13, 2006)

New research on the effects of armed conflict on children (International Save the Children Alliance) (September 12, 2006)

Uganda's former child soldiers seek a new life (Radio Netherlands) (September 08, 2006)

Sri Lankan army warns children can be targets (The Independent) (August 16, 2006)

Children are victims of the conflict in Sri Lanka (UNICEF) (August 15, 2006)

Traumatised and afraid - 300,000 children who want to go home (The Independent) (August 4, 2006)

Help save the children, victims of war (The Independent) (August 3, 2006)

Children hit hard in Israeli strike (The Associated Press) (July 30, 2006)

Qana strike kills 54 people, including 37 children (Haaretz) (July 30, 2006)

Horrors of war traumatise Lebanon's children (The Times of India) (July 28, 2006)

Israel killed 31 children in Gaza during the past 31 days (Bay Area Indymedia) (July 26, 2006)

Study estimates 250,000 active child soldiers (The Associated Press) (July 26, 2006)

Lebanese children traumatised by attacks (IRIN News) (July 23, 2006)

Southern Africa: Delegates Commit to Curbing Child Labour (BuaNews) (July 7, 2006)

Tigers slam UNICEF over child soldier claims (AFP) (July 2, 2006)

Afghan Child Soldiers Will Return Unless Aid Continues, UN Says (Bloomberg) (June 30, 2006)

Cage donation for child soldiers (BBC News) (June 29, 2006)

UNICEF condemns abduction and recruitment of Sri Lankan children by the Karuna group (UNICEF) (June 22, 2006)

DR Congo children facing abuses (BBC News) (June 21, 2006)

211 Children Released from the SPLA in Southern Kordofan (UNICEF) (June 18, 2006)

Burundi: Former Child Soldiers Languish in Custody (Human Rights Watch) (June 16, 2006)

Children bringing in a deadly harvest (The Times) (June 2, 2006)

Children forced into Darfur death squads (The Times) (May 14, 2006)

Liberia sex-for-aid 'widespread' (BBC) (May 8, 2006)

UN Probes Allegations of Sex Abuse By Aid Workers In Liberia (VOA News) (May 8, 2006)

Displacement and landmines are everyday challenges for children in Colombia (UNICEF) (April 25, 2006)

In Southern Sudan, 250 demobilized child soldiers trade weapons for textbooks (UNICEF) (April 25, 2006)

Q&A: Nepal crisis (BBC) (April 21, 2006)

Nepal: Children Among Victims of Police Attacks on Protestors (Human Rights Watch) (April 20, 2006)

Children killed in Afghan attack (BBC) (April 11, 2006)

Israeli shell kills girl in Gaza (BBC) (April 10, 2006)

Saving Children from the Tragedy of Landmines (UNICEF) (April 4, 2006)

International Day for Mine Awareness: A landmine-free world within reach (UNICEF) (April 4, 2006)

Criminal charge in child soldier case a milestone in protecting children (UNICEF) (March 18, 2006)

Pupils learn a terrible lesson as war invades classroom (The Times) (March 14, 2006)

Rwanda schools still struggling to recover from 1994 genocide (UNICEF) (March 13, 2006)

Sierra Leone: Children’s forum takes on trafficking and other concerns (UNICEF) (March 6, 2006)

Iraq: Increased protection for children following attacks (IRIN) (March 5, 2006)

PALESTINE: Over 200 Palestinian Children Arrested in Two Months (CRIN) (March 2, 2006)

UN condemns violence in Iraq (UNICEF) (March 1, 2006)

Warning on Nepal child victims (BBC) (February 28, 2006)

Stopping Uganda's war on children (Los Angeles Times) (February 24, 2006)

Maoist rebels kidnap and indoctrinate children (AsiaNews) (February 22, 2006)

Russia's abandoned HIV children (BBC) (February 21, 2006)

Nepal: UN Human Rights Report Paints Bleak Picture for Children (Child Rights Information Network) (February 20, 2006)

UN plea to Tigers on child troops (BBC) (February 14, 2006)

New UN Special Representative (Child Rights Information Network) (February 8, 2006)

Myanmar rebel chief denies using child soldiers (Reuters) (January 31, 2006)

Israel's shooting of young girl highlights international hypocrisy, say Palestinians (The Guardian) (January 30, 2006)

Colombia says child, 3 others killed by FARC mines (Reuters) (January 21, 2006)

Two Papua children 'shot dead' (The Age) (January 21, 2006)

Myanmar junta says rebels using child soldiers (Reuters) (January 20, 2006)

Prof coordinates study of children in conflict zones (The Pitt News) (January 19, 2006)

60 children killed in conflict in Nepal (Xinhuanet) (January 18, 2006)

Children are real victims of Uganda war – ex UN official (AlertNet) (January 18, 2006)

Thailand: Dear prime minister, we want peace -- Children in the South (The Nation) (January 13, 2006)

15-Year-Old Combatant in Afghanistan to Face Guantanamo Trial Three Years Later (OneWorld.net) (January 7, 2006)

More than 800 million children are exploited, says Vatican report (Catholic News Service - CNS) (January 6, 2006)

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