Early childhood development: The foundation of a sustainable and prosperous society

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At Humanium, we are already focusing on early childhood. It is in early childhood that the foundations for each human life are laid. Early childhood can be defined as the period between a child’s birth and their eighth birthday (World Vision). This is a crucial time in a child’s development because this period lays the […]

How can we help the youth in need on World Suicide Prevention Day?

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At Humanium we strive for strengthening the local communities one lives in, providing protection and involvement of each one individually and together! Suicide, globally Every 40 seconds, a person takes their own life. In a year, this amounts to 800 000 human beings. And for each suicide committed, there are 135 people that suffer intense […]

Humanium celebrates the International Day of Literacy

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International Literacy Day, celebrated on the 8th September by the United Nations, is aimed at highlighting issues around literacy as well as opportunities for civil societies and governments around the world to address literacy challenges. ‘Literacy and Multilingualism’ is the theme to be explored for this year’s 2019 celebration (United Nations, 2019). “Despite progress made, […]

Child Immigration Detention: Part 1

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The immeasurable detriment of child immigration detention continues to mount in prevalence. This article explores where and how the detention of children is taking place, in flagrant violation of international law and standards and in heartbreaking degradation to the wellbeing and safety of the innumerous minors it concerns. A brief international media spotlight has passed […]

Searching for answers: The immense human rights work still to be done in face of enforced disappearance

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People look for their families for their whole lives. They themselves go missing in the search. This horrific violation happens alongside abuses of torture, coerced confessions, sexual assault and murder; and exacts untold torment upon its victims and survivors. What is Enforced Disappearance? “Enforced disappearance is the abduction of a person with the acquiescence of […]

World Humanitarian Day – 19th August

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On the 19th August every year, the international community commemorates all humanitarians who have lost their lives or became injured contributing to humanitarian causes and those who continue to serve. (UNICEF, 2013) This article will explain the history behind this special day, this year’s theme, the devastating impact that conflict has on children’s rights and […]