HELP END THE ABUSE OF TALIBES

ACTION GUIDE

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IN SENEGAL, AT LEAST 50.000 TALIBES (YOUNG BOYS BETWEEN 4 AND 15 YEARS OLD) ARE SUBJECTED TO
EXPLOITATION IN CONDITIONS AKIN TO SLAVERY. THEY ARE FORCED TO BEG ON THE STREETS BY THEIR
QURANIC TEACHERS AND SUFFER SEVERE NEGLECT, PHYSICAL ABUSE, AND PERMANENT MALNUTRITION.


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SHARE CONTENT AND MOBILIZE SUPPORT FROM INDIVIDUALS AND PRESS

Host a screening of TALIBE – The Least Favored Children Of Senegal

Share the TALIBE Trailer

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Join THE TALIBE RIGHTS CAMPAIGN

LIKE & SHARE the FACEBOOK page for campaigns, information, and media resources

Share the Campaign Flyer via FACEBOOK “I AM THE FUTURE- WHERE ARE MY RIGHTS?”

 


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SUPPORT ORGANIZATIONS WORKING TO END THE ABUSE OF THE BOYS

A local grassroots non-profit providing hundreds of Talibes in St Louis with a safe environment, literacy classes, basic health, hygiene and vocational training programs.

Non-profit working to eradicate the practice of enforced child begging by enhancing livelihoods of families in rural communities and addressing the root causes of the problem.

Organizations providing local mobile emergency assistance, shelters for runaway Talibes, and initiatives to re-locate Talibes back to their families.

National forum and coalition of 50, mainly Senegalese, organizations protecting Talibes and children’s rights in Senegal.

International organizations working on global advocacy to pressure the Senegalese government and international authorities to address the problem.

 


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DEMAND TO SEE THE ISSUE ADDRESSED

 


AMERICAN EMBASSY
www.dakar.usembassy.gov/contact.html
Avenue Jean XXIII, angle Rue Kleber
Dakar, Senegal
Telephone: (221) 33-829-2100
After hours: (221) 33-823-6520
Fax: (221) 33-822-2991
US Ambassador: Lewis Lukens
Deputy Chief of Mission: Mr. Robert Yamate

US CONSULAR SECTION

Telephone: (221) 33-829-2100
Fax: (221) 33-822-5903
Email: ConsularDakar@state.gov

USAID/USAID Senegal
BP 49-Dakar Senegal
Telephone: (221) 33-869-6100
Fax: (221) 33-869-6101
Email : usaid-senegal@usaid.gov

BRITISH EMBASSY

www.ukinsenegal.fco.gov.uk
20 Rue Du Docteur Guillet
Boite Postale 6025
Dakar, Senegal
Telephone: (221) 33 823 7392 / (9971)
Fax: (221) 33 823 2766
UK Ambassador: Robert John Marshall

FRENCH EMBASSY

www.consulfrance-dakar.org
1 Rue El Hadj Amadou Assane Ndoye
BP 4035
Dakar, Senegal
Telephone: (221) 839 51 00
Fax: (221) 839 51 81
Email: dakar.fslt@diplomatie.gouv.fr
French Ambassador: Mr André Parant

 

FRENCH CONSULATE (ST. LOUIS, SENEGAL)

Consulate of France in Saint-Louis, Senegal
146 Avenue Jean-Mermoz – BP 183
Saint-Louis, Senegal
Phone: (221) 33 938 26 00
Fax: (221) 33 938 26 07
Email: slouis.fslt@diplomatie.gouv.fr

 

CONTACTS FOR EMBASSIES IN SENEGAL:

www.embassypages.com/senegal
www.embassy.goabroad.com/embassies-in/senegal

 
 
 
 
 
 
 


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