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November 21, 2017

Child Protection

Zanzibar grapples to protect children from abuse

The United Nations Children Fund is working with the Zanzibar government to eliminate child abuse in the rich tourist island in the Indian Ocean coast. Rich in beach tourism, Zanzibar has been rated among African destinations haunted by “sexcapades” from Europe, Africa and South East Asia.The Island had in recent years reported an increase on

Tourism crimes! Volunteering and visiting Orphanages when traveling

It’s human trafficking, child abuse and a crime participants often don’t even know they are part of it. It happens in Myanmar, Nepal and other countries. An Australian adventure travel company has a strong stance on child protection and has just announced a new charitable partnership with Australia-based child protection charity Forget Me Not. This

UNWTO: Governments need to lead the protection of children in tourism

The 32nd meeting of the UNWTO World Tourism Network on Child Protection focused on the role of governments in advancing the fight against the exploitation of children in tourism (9 March 2017). “Child protection is the responsibility of all – communities, private sector, academia, but governments have a leading role to play” said Carol Bellamy,

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