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Children line up at a charity supported school in Cairo (File photo) AFP PHOTOS

Concert for charity

Tawasol for Developing Establ Antar is an nongovernmental organization (NGO) which works with children who have dropped out of school. The NGO says it provides around 140 primary school children with a chance to continue education and teaches them sports.

Hend Kortam

Sharing and charity – Dar El Abrar El Seghar girls enchant at Sawy

Charity is an integral part of Ramadan and many initiatives spring up leading up to and during the month long celebration. Drives to donate food to those in need to ensure they can break their fast with a proper meal, makeshift restaurants that serve Iftars for free pop up all over town and special events are organised all over the country to enable everyone to contribute freely and participate in this aspect of Ramadan. Over the course of this month we will continue to share with you some of these appeals for generosity.

Connor Molloy

The unrelenting scourge of child prostitution

NEW YORK: Their names are Chandrika, Hamida, Amod, Madhuri, Maria or Jenny. And as varied as these children’s names are their nationalities: Indian, Bangladeshi, Nepalese, Nicaraguan or North American. What unites them is that they have been made to work as prostitutes and, in the process, have endangered their lives and well-being and seriously compromised …

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