Posts Tagged ‘Pacifica Children’

Nun admits to assault

Friday, June 21st, 2013

In Auckland, New Zealand, a nun has pleaded guilty to two charges of assault on a child. Sister Leva-i-Fangalupe Fono was one of the teachers leading a group practice of an action song for upcoming celebrations at St Patrick’s, Panmure, in April last year. She yelled at the girl, flicked her in the head and Read more

When is children’s work child labour?

Friday, June 15th, 2012

In Fiji more than 500 children are involved in the worst form of child labour according to a December 2010 summary of reports from the International Labour Organisation (ILO). The work includes commercial sexual exploitation of children, drug trafficking, begging and hazardous work where children under the age of 15 are involved. On World Day Read more

Pacific kids gambling for money

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Researchers from AUT University have told an international gambling conference in Auckland that most of the children report gambling with cards, and 60% played housie.

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