Physical isolation, thwarted expectations, family breakdown, and gang participation were revealed as major challenges facing 15-24 year olds, while new insights were offered into the country’s large youth unemployment problem.
President Abdulla Yameen has said the university can continue to teach in the building until June, despite the housing ministry’s announcement yesterday that the building was structurally unsafe.
“We have been pleading and begging with the committee chair Riyaz Rasheed to schedule a meeting,” said Rozaina. “This investigation is getting stalled because a meeting has not been scheduled.”
The human rights NGO has made the recommendations as part of its submission for the 60th session of the Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women later this month.
The high profile case of Mohamed Ibthihaal has resulted in a spike in reports of child abuse as the public and media campaign to raise awareness of the issue.
The Anti-Corruption Commission will investigate corruption allegations regarding the bidding for teacher-training contracts, while the Teachers’ Association continues to express concern over “abrupt” changes within the sector.
Police have confirmed it is investigating reports that Zameer Farooq, from Gaafu Alifu Gahdhoo and his wife, have travelled to Turkey via Dubai in order to enter ISIS-held territory.
Afiya Mohamed – aged 26-years-old – was arrested yesterday afternoon after having spent the previous 48 hours under police watch. Meanwhile, a protest march circled the capital Malé to raise awareness of child abuse.
The report cites the “emergence of vigilante religious groups”, “fundamental flaws” within the judicial system, and the “feared abduction” of Minivan News journalist Ahmed Rilwan as evidence of receding human rights.