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2011-09-07 14:00:00

The Child Rescue Centre, in response to the alarming prevalence of child trafficking and forced child labor, has established a partnership with Faith Alliance Against Slavery and Trafficking (FAAST) to provide assistance to victims of trafficking in Sierra Leone. With a proven ten year history of quality care for the most vulnerable children in Sierra Leone, the Child Rescue Centre is now focusing on victims of child trafficking, and will become a safe and secure centre for victims to receive...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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