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Women and children first

Mark Sandell Mark Sandell | 12:37 UK time, Wednesday, 9 August 2006

Thanks to all of you who posted/texted/e-mailed us to tell us that you feel we've been ignoring the plight of children caught up in the conflict in the Middle East. Today, we'll try to hear the voices of young people caught up in the war and to get them to tell you how their lives are changing. Here's how our colleagues at "Newsround" did it...

Thousands of women are marching through Pretoria today to protest against domestic violence in South Africa. The rate of abuse is among the highest in the world. We'll be trying to hear from some women who took part in the march and again, they'll be telling you what life is like there...


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