Witches
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In Nigeria, as in several other African countries, it's common for children to be accused of witchcraft -- even those as young as a few months. As a result, they can be burned alive. Sometimes they're abandoned by their parents and thrown out of their villages.

That's what had happened to five-year-old Mary.

Gary Foxcroft runs a British charity calledStepping Stones Nigeria, which helps children who have been accused of being witches. He discusses a recent documentary on the subject calledSaving Africa's Witch Children.
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