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Human Rights Watch respectfully submits this written presentation to contribute testimony from children to the discussion on the impact of Covid-19 on children at the 35th Ordinary Session of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of…
Schoolchildren attend class at a school in Norton, west of the capital Harare, Zimbabwe, September 10, 2019.
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How did you first become aware of the problem in Kabwe?
 
 We learned about it from an environmental group several years ago but became interested in doing our own research after seeing a young person from Kabwe speak at a United Nations event.…
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Hon. David Mabumba
 
 Minister of General Education
 
 Ministry of General Education
 
 89 Corner of Chimanga and Mogadishu Road
 
 P.O. Box 50093
 
 Lusaka, Zambia
 
  
 
 Dear Minister Mabumba,…
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Every few years, a journalist flies to Zambia to write an article about Kabwe, “the world’s most toxic town.”
 
 For more than a century, Kabwe was home to an enormous lead smelting plant that belched its dust into the air and poisoned the soil…
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