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Children Human Rights Defenders: a need for empowerment and protection of our children

Youth mobilisation has witnessed an important growth over the past decade, with children standing up for their rights and the rights of others. Examples are flourishing worldwide, with the latest and largest instance being their global mobilisation for climate awareness, standing up for their right to life, health, food, water and else. These children are […]

Children’s access to justice, the solution to repairing infringements of their rights

Humanium was there at the Palace of Nations in Geneva to witness a fundamental problem concerning the rights of the child, namely access to justice. Access to justice for children is both a right and a means to restore the rights that have been violated. Without effective access to justice, children remain vulnerable to abuses […]

Rwanda today: making the No.1 cruelty in humanity for survivors of the 1995 genocide more bearable

‘If you would know me and you really know yourself you would not have killed me’ it says at the entrance of the genocide museum in Kigali. Agreed, and that is why Humanium is present here to conduct our workshops on children’s rights twice per year. As mental health professionals we meet teachers, parents, children, […]

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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

We provide legal advice on children’s rights, working with a global network of lawyers.

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
12660295
Processed applications for legal aid
1580
Child welfare beneficiairies
85000
Active volunteers every month
300

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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