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Summary When the head teacher found out that I was pregnant, he called me to his office and told me, “You have to leave our school immediately because you are pregnant.” —Jamida K., Kahama, Tanzania, April 2014 We don’t allow pregnant girls to continue…
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June 6, 2018
 
  
 
 Kim Jong Un
 Chairman, State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
 Building of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, Pyongyang 
 Democratic People’s Republic of…
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Submission to UN Children’s Committee Highlights Exploitation, Abuse

(Seoul) – The North Korean government should immediately stop exploiting school children by forcing them to work, Human Rights Watch said today, releasing its submission to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child. The submission details…
Kim Jong-un attends a performance of school children to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Korean Children's Union (KCU) in Pyongyang in June 2016.
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Forced Labor and Discrimination Will Top Child Rights Committee Briefing

(Geneva) – The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child should press the North Korean government to end the exploitation of children through forced labor and discrimination, Human Rights Watch and three Korean nongovernmental organizations said…
NK CRC Presser 20170207