Have you heard of the country called Africa? It’s home to the world’s ‘rape capital’, a place where you can’t drink the tap water, the people are drunkards and teenage pregnancy is increasing. (Except none of it is true.)
Scientists think Africa is particularly vulnerable to climate change due to its poverty levels, areas with scarce water sources and rain-fed agricultural production. This factsheet, the second on the topic of climate change, explores these reasons.
The United Nations has listed 29 parties in seven African countries that recruited and used children in armed conflict in 2014. How many children are currently involved and what is being done to end this practice?