Daily Archives: 26 August 2013

26 Aug, 2013

As elections approach school kids cast their vote against violence in Kenya

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“You are coming with us,” the police officer says as he hauls the man out of the house, his wife crying hysterically behind them. Their daughter was kept home from school to do housework — an illegal form of child abuse—but at home, while her mother is out, her father sexually assaults her. “Stop, please

26 Aug, 2013

Young Indigenous and Disabled People Gear up for Election in Cambodia

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When local elections were held in the province of Mondulkiri, eastern Cambodia, Bunthoeun Tola, a 20-year-old indigenous person and first-time voter, was turned away at the polling station because his name on the voter list did not match with his identification card. “It was spelled incorrectly and because of that I was barred from voting,”