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Rights of children during war: Dilemma of global humanity


MNA Editorial Desk: Proper physical and psychological growth of children is always desired for a better future of not only a particular country but also for the whole world. But if we need to name one curse, that will be acts of war, genocide or ethnic cleansing, which is destroying that scope for millions of children all around the world. It is not the case in today’s era only. It is rather a truth from the very inception of the human race. Children have been the greatest victim of any such atrocious acts. We should not desire or tolerate such ...

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Triennial convention of Patuakhali district unit of Bangbandhu Shishu Kishore Mela held


MNA National Desk: Triennial convention of Patuakhali district unit of Bangbandhu Shishu Kishore Mela was held on Friday, 26 July at Patuakhali Shishu Academy. Former religion state minister and president of Patuakhali district unit of Bangladesh Awami League Alhaj Advocate Md. Shahjahan Miah inaugurated the program. Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury, the Daily Observer Editor and former media adviser to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was present as the Chief Guest. Chief patron of Bangabandhu Shishu Kishore Mela and Editor of Kishore Bangla Mir Mosharref Hossain Pakbir, S.M. Shahzada MP and Kazi Kaniz Sultana Helen MP were present as honorable guest while general ...

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Hillary Clinton first woman to win presidential nomination


MNA International Desk: Hillary Clinton on Tuesday became the first woman to win the presidential nomination from a major US political party at a noisy convention in Philadelphia. The first lady, senator and secretary of state took anepic step on her mission to become America’s first female commander-in-chief, by besting party challenger Bernie Sanders. After a convention inaugural which saw Sanders and Clintons’ followers trade jeers and chants, cheers exploded as Clinton passed the 2,382-delegate threshold needed for the nomination, setting up a showdown with Republican Donald Trump in November. “It’s historic; I haven’t taken it all in yet.” Senator ...

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Fight against child labor in Bangladesh


MNA Editorial Desk: While significant achievements in the fight against child labor continue to be made in Bangladesh, some 1.2 million children are still locked in its worst forms. Child labor in Bangladesh is common, with 4.7 million or 12.6% of children aged 5 to 14 in the work force. Out of the child laborers involved in the work force, 83% are employed in rural areas and 17% are employed in urban areas. Employment ranges from jobs in the informal sector such as in agriculture and domestic service, to jobs in the formal sector, such as in the garment industry. ...

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