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Children face routine beatings both at home and at school.
Local producers say they can now plant and harvest their fields all year round.
Opinion divided over legislation that will outlaw such abuse for the first time.
Activists warn of flourishing trade in male prostitution and “bacha bazi” or boy play.
A lack of security in districts means that boys and girls can simply not learn.
20 Oct 01
Tbilisi now accepts that membership of the Western military alliance is a long way off
5 Oct 01
Terrorist attacks in the USA have triggered a witch-hunt against mujahedin in Bosnia.
18 Sep 01
Tbilisi is under pressure from Moscow to tackle Chechen rebels believed to be hiding out in Georgia
24 Aug 01
Georgia is in an ideal location to control, or exploit, the flow of drugs around the region.
10 Nov 00
While the former Soviet peoples have grown apart immeasurably over the past decade, there are still unbreakable ties which bind them
5 Sep 00
Romania has in recent years become a transit centre for clandestine immigration to the European Union
7 Jul 00
Russian troops in Chechnya are steeling themselves for a second spate of bomb attacks as a rebel ultimatum runs out this weekend
7 Jul 00
The booming traffic in illegal immigrants through Bosnia could scupper the nation's chances of European integration
30 Jun 00
Once again, the North Caucasus republics are falling under the sway of Russia's generals
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