Consideration of Saudi Arabia (OPSC-OPAC) at the 79th session of the Committee on the Rights of the Child

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Saudi Arabia was the center of attention at the meeting of the Committee on the Rights of the Child on October 1st, 2018 at the Palais Wilson in Geneva. During the 79th session of the Committee, the 2331 and 2332 meetings were respectively devoted to the consideration of the optional protocol to the Convention on […]

Children’s Rights Committee: Niger and Benin

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From 24 to 28 September, the Children’s Rights Committee met at the Palais Wilson to ensure that children’s rights are being properly implemented and respected in Niger and Benin. These two West African countries, face problems of poverty and population explosion. Both countries gave a summary of their work in previous years, following which experts […]

“Whether you are a boy or a girl, you are never too young to lead ! ”

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.. was the key message of Sierra Leone’s Mellicentia’s speech at the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child in Geneva on Friday, 28th of September 2018.     Over 20 children (aged between 14 and 17) had the chance to lead us through the various conferences about the world’s problems and solutions […]

Humanium attends the 79th session of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

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“The desire for our children’s well-being has always been the most universally cherished aspiration of mankind. There is no task more important than building a world in which all of our children can grow up to realize their full potential, in health, peace and dignity.” Kofi Annan   This quotation from Kofi Annan marked the […]

2015: A Key Year

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Since Humanium was founded in Geneva on November 20, 2008—Universal Children’s Day—and subsequently developed in France and Germany, our network of three linked organizations has evolved tremendously and exponentially increased its impact on the lives of children throughout the world. On a global scale, Humanium took advantage of new technologies to make children’s rights accessible […]

Internship Testimony – Marlène Joris

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While integrating into the Humanium team, I immediately realized that the work would live up to my expectations. And I was right. From volunteer management to project management, all in support for the development of the organization, the activities I was involved in, could not have been more varied and exciting. The online work allowed […]

Medicine and healthcare for young girls who are victims of trafficking and sexual violence in Guatemala

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Good physical and emotional health is essential to a young mother so she can raise her child in peace. Humanium supports a project led by the Alianza organisation in Guatemala City. Thanks to this project, women and their babies have access to healthcare.    In Guatemala, many young girls are still the victims of trafficking […]