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Kampala holiday makers enjoy Azulato Children’s Festival

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Azulato Children’s Festival for a second straight year took thousands of children into a whole new world of artistic and scientific experiences April 28, sealing its place on the children’s holiday calendar. Scientist, beat-boxing, pottery, drum circles, recycling, storytelling, free face painting and …

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Azulato Children’s Festival back April 28

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Azulato Children’s Festival – organized by Goethe-Zentrum Kampala/Ugandan German Cultural Society – is back for a second edition after it successfully captured the imagination of  Kampala’s children and their families at the first of its kind launched in May 2018. More hands-on …

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Ugandan jailed after becoming first convicted of FGM in UK

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  A British judge on Friday jailed a Ugandan woman for 11 years after she became the first person ever to be found guilty of female genital mutilation (FGM) in Britain. A jury in February convicted the 37-year-old, who lives in east London but cannot …

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Pope’s guidelines for concrete change over sex abuse

Vatican City, Holy See | AFP | Pope Francis on Thursday handed the world’s top Catholic bishops guidelines to shape the debate at a landmark Vatican summit on tackling clerical sex abuse. “As a help, I would share with you some important criteria formulated by the various episcopal commissions and …

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Ugandan mother becomes first convicted of FGM in UK

London, United Kingdom | AFP | A Ugandan woman became the first person ever to be found guilty of female genital mutilation (FGM) in Britain when she was convicted on Friday of harming her then three-year-old daughter in 2017. The 37-year-old, who lives in London but cannot be identified for …

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Children and violent films

Watching violence on screens makes children more emotionally distressed Kampala, Uganda | CAROLINE FITZPATRICK | Researcher at Concordia’s PERFORM center and Assistant Professor of Psychology, Université Sainte-Anne Children today can access media through both traditional devices, like televisions, and portable devices like laptops and tablets. With more access, children are …

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