Jul 02, 2012 02:25 PM
A documentary on BBC4 at 10pm tonight (Monday 2 July 2012) will highlight the situation for children growing up with albinism on the Ukerewe Island, a part of Tanzania. A higher-than-average number of people on the island have albinism, and children living with the condition often face accusations of witchcraft. As a result, they are at risk of severe violence and even death.
Jul 03, 2012 03:20 PM
Last month, the US state department published its latest report on human trafficking, which estimates there are 20.9 million victims of ‘modern slavery’ around the world at any one time.
Jul 03, 2012 03:50 PM
A child sponsorship report from Zárate in Peru. This charity report is from the end of 2011.
Jul 03, 2012 04:45 PM
New statistics released last month reveal that 61 million primary school age children around the world were not in education during 2010.
Jul 06, 2012 01:40 PM
This week officials in China have reported breaking up two major gangs of child traffickers and freeing over 180 children.
Jul 16, 2012 10:20 AM
A child sponsorship report from Kumasi in Ghana. This charity report is from the end of 2011.
Jul 16, 2012 04:20 PM
A child sponsorship report from Monrovia in Liberia. This charity report is from the end of 2011.
Jul 18, 2012 09:59 AM
A child sponsorship report from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso. This charity report is from the end of 2011.
Jul 18, 2012 02:35 PM
A child sponsorship report from Assomada in Cape Verde. This charity report is from the end of 2011.
Jul 19, 2012 04:05 PM
A child sponsorship report from Muyinga in Burundi. This charity report comes from the end of 2011.
Jul 23, 2012 09:46 AM
A child sponsorship report from Cisnadie in Romania. This charity report is from the end of 2011.
Jul 25, 2012 03:12 PM
A new study conducted in the Netherlands has found that the hearts of severely obese children could be in danger even at primary school age.
Jul 25, 2012 04:37 PM
A child sponsorship report from Bulawayo in Zimbabwe. This charity report is from the end of 2011.
Jul 26, 2012 05:02 PM
Across the world, nearly 2 million people die each year from illnesses such as pneumonia, lung cancer or tuberculosis, where the inhalation of smoke from cooking is an underlying cause.
Jul 27, 2012 04:11 PM
Despite the availability of treatments to prevent the transmission of HIV from infected mothers to their babies, hundreds of thousands of children are still being born with HIV according to a senior adviser on HIV/AIDs at UNICEF.
Jul 31, 2012 10:41 AM
In the northern regions of Burkina Faso, many families still lead a nomadic life grazing herds across large areas to find fresh pasture.
Jul 31, 2012 10:45 AM
When friends Joe and Tom graduated from University last year, they decided to plan an adventure of a lifetime. The pair signed up to take on the Mongol Rally, a 10,000 mile drive across 21 countries, all in aid of their chosen charities.
Jul 31, 2012 10:50 AM
Disabled children in Malawi are often discriminated against and denied access to an education. The SOS School in Lilongwe, Malawi, incorporates a special needs school, which teaches, nurtures and encourages 120 children with special needs. James* is one of the students at the school, who has made tremendous progress to overcome his physical and learning disabilities.
Jul 31, 2012 10:54 AM
One year ago, we opened new SOS Children projects in Urgench, western Uzbekistan, to provide long-term family care for vulnerable children. The pilot initiative involved six families headed by SOS couples living in the community. Twelve months later, the scheme has had positive results and children have settled in well to their new homes.
Jul 31, 2012 11:00 AM
Three gifted young people from SOS Children's Villages in Europe carried the Olympic torch through UK cities earlier this month. Read Zita, Linda and Mirle's stories.
Jul 31, 2012 11:05 AM
Due to limited medical facilities, when mothers give birth to twins in South Sudan there are often complications that can result in death of the mother or babies. Two-year-old Buth was lucky to survive and is now growing up safely at SOS Children’s Village Malakal.