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Unicef helps residents replace birth certificates lost due to ‘Yolanda’

TANAUAN, LEYTE Supertyphoon “Yolanda” survivors in this town wait for the distribution of food items from a helicopter in this photo taken two days after Yolanda struck.  JOHN CHUA/INQUIRER

One year after Supertyphoon “Yolanda”, Unicef is promoting long-term resilience efforts by the government through replacement of birth registration documents that have been lost or destroyed during the typhoon. Done in partnership with the Department of Social Welfare and Development, this will benefit the most vulnerable children in Eastern and Western Samar and Leyte where Yolanda first made landfall.

Posted: November 12th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

NYC marathon runner to raise funds for PGH

LAWYER Ariel Arriola will run  in the NYC Marathon on Nov. 2 for the PGH’s indigent children patients.

On Nov. 2, a Filipino runner once diagnosed with a childhood heart ailment will participate at the TCS New York City Marathon. Lawyer Ariel Arriola will run 42 kilometers in New York City to raise funds for the benefit of more than 600 indigent children under the care of the Department of Pediatrics of the Philippine General Hospital (PGH).

Posted: October 26th, 2014 in Global Pinoy | Read More »

Australian convicted in child sex sting with virtual Filipina girl

This hand out picture released by Terre des Hommes Netherlands, a Dutch rights group, on November 4, 2013 shows a computer-generated 10-year-old Filippino girl called Sweetie that helped identifying over 1,000 paedophiles around the world. Terre des Hommes Netherlands has now handed over to police the identities of over 1,000 adults who were willing to pay children in developing countries for online sex, it said. "They were ready to pay Sweetie for sexual acts in front of her webcam," the rights group's head Albert Jaap van Santbrink told journalists in The Hague.  AFP PHOTO / TERRE DES HOMMES NETHERLANDS
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An Australian man caught in a global sting to trap child sex predators using a virtual 10-year-old Filipina called Sweetie has been jailed, in what is thought to be the first conviction from the operation, reports said Wednesday.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

European forum tackles child trafficking in Asia

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The children of Pag-asa Island.  PHOTO from Operation Freedomland

Children are being trafficked between Asian countries in the Mekong region, and donors, both government and private organizations, are paying little attention, according to a United Nations project officer.

Posted: October 4th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

British man charged for cybersex with Filipino child

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Bryan Stanley. Screengrab from http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk

A 74 year-old British man appeared in a United Kingdom court Thursday after he was charged with committing cybersex with a Filipino child last year.

Posted: August 22nd, 2014 in Europe,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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