Kill because of Differences or Create because of Community?

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The World Day of Cultural Diversity, for Dialogue and Development. The World Day of Cultural Diversity, for Dialogue and Development, is an annual UNESCO action day that takes place on the 21st May.   Why is Celebrating Cultural Diversity Important? Nowadays, living in a world that moves so fast and alongside people from every corner […]

A newborn enters our world.. the psyche develops…

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When a newborn enters our world s(he) works very hard… “Holy cow, what’s that ? It was so gentle, kind, whole in mom’s tummy and now… yes… what’s that ? No food delivery, tummy ache and… yes… totally dependent… and even worse… helpless…” The first narcissism starts in mom’s uterus, a form of interaction between […]

Cancer: an impeding health crisis in developing countries

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Cancer mortality rapidly increasing in developing countries Cancer is a global health issue, impacting all communities worldwide regardless of religion, race or age. However, recent studies have highlighted some important differences in the prevalence of cancer in developing countries. While the most traditional health concerns in the developing world are infectious diseases and malnutrition, cancer […]

Climate Change

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by Dr. Helmut Welge, German qualified Lawyer and Treasurer of Humanium e.V. Germany   ”Climate change unites the world”. This is how the renowned German newspaper ‘Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung’ entitled its report on humanity’s greatest threat. The Washington Pew Research Center identified Climate Change as the principal menace human beings on all five continents (next […]

Reflections from Rwanda: Everything starts with a dream…

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by Vicdan Merter, Life Coach from Istanbul, Turkey.   My Rwanda journey started with a dream in 2015, where Arndt Soret, CEO of Humanium, I and couple of other friends gathered around a common stake: Creating homes for children! That was my first time I have created the possibility of going to Rwanda with Humanium’s […]

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

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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 […]

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

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‘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, […]

Brexit: A challenge to the safeguarding of Children’s Rights in the UK

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A concerning and uncertain outcome to Brexit On the 23rd of June 2016, 51.9% of the British population decided that the United Kingdom should leave the European Union. Over the past three years, ever-lasting debates and discussions between the European and British Parliaments have brought a cloud of uncertainty, doubt and concern over the procedure, […]

Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy 2019

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The Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy took place on the 26 of March, and each year assembles hundreds of courageous dissidents and human rights victims, activists, diplomats, journalists and student leaders to shine a spotlight on urgent human rights situations that require global attention (Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy, 2019).   […]