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The impact of Covid-19 on child labour in cobalt mines in the DRC

Last year, after schools and businesses closed during the lockdown caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, remote working and learning via video-conferencing were increasingly relied on, even becoming the main means of communication. As a result there was a 26% hike in sales of electronic devices such as smartphones, computers and tablets. The health crisis was […]

Understanding the Impact of Food Advertising on Childhood Obesity

As of 2019, over 50 million children under the age of 5 were overweight (UNICEF, 2019). This number continues to rise in both high and low-income countries, as the economic impact of global obesity exceeds US$2 trillion – roughly 2.8% of the world’s gross domestic product (GDP) (UNICEF, 2019). Though there are numerous drivers and […]

Humanium Signs Joint-Statement for the Realization of Children’s Right to a Healthy Environment

Humanium has signed a Joint-Statement to the 46th session of the Human Rights Council (HRC) on the realization of children’s rights to a healthy environment. The Joint-Statement was delivered on 3 March 2021 by the Children’s Environmental Rights Initiative (CERI) and Child Rights Connect Working Group on Child Rights and the Environment in light of the […]

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Our action in the field

In Rwanda, we help local leaders to develop an intuitive emotional understanding of children’s rights

What we do

Independent observatory

We constantly monitor the situation of children and report violation cases in the world, with the ultimate aim of ensuring total transparency.

Online child rights education

We promote the emergence and development of an online community by using digital communication technologies and tools to educate adults and children in a simple and understandable way.

Legal advice & Advocacy

We provide legal advice on children’s rights, working with a global network of lawyers. We advocate internationally for the improvement and fulfillment of child rights, with a focus on the recognition and respect of children’s environmental rights.

Strengthening the actors of change

We implement the rights of the child at a local level using a unique interdisciplinary combination of legal tools and psychosocial techniques.

Child welfare

We work with local NGOs to support and implement projects for the protection of children, their development, survival and education.

Our impact

Number of people reached
21220507
Processed applications for legal aid
1987
Child welfare beneficiairies
132653
Active volunteers every month
150

Children’s rights in the world

We monitor the evolution of children’s rights and make them accessible and understandable to as many people as possible.

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The situation in individual countries

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