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Stories with subject: Non-governmental organizations
  • South Sudan fighting causes humanitarian crisis, says UN 
    Updated: May-12-15 1:27 pm

    JUBA, South Sudan - The United Nations mission to South Sudan has received credible reports of kidnappings of boys as young as 10 and the rape and abduction of girls and women amid killings in a northern region that the U.N. and aid agencies had to abandon because of the danger.

  • For Afghanistan's abandoned children, help is scarce 
    Updated: Apr-29-15 1:50 am

    KABUL, Afghanistan - Starved and beaten by his stepmother, the little boy with big brown eyes was already withdrawn and unhappy by the time his father banished him from the family home and sent him to an orphanage in the Afghan capital, Kabul.

  • Kenya: Court orders government to register gay rights group 
    Updated: Apr-27-15 3:35 pm

    NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenyan judges on Monday ordered a government agency to register a human rights group representing the country's gay people.