Abuse and Violence in Senegal’s Religious Schools

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Children’s conditions in Senegal In Senegal, although the children are worshipped, their rights are not highly prioritised. And with more than 50% of the population under the poverty line, the children of Senegal are often used as a workforce. They suffer from many diseases, including polio, malaria, diarrhoea, and iodine deficiency. In regards to education, […]

Young People Are At The Forefront Of Change

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Today the celebration of World Youth Skills Day helps to spotlight the importance of recognising the immeasurable value in the skills and social contribution of young people. Youth unemployment and poor access to education remain monumental barriers to opportunity, social mobility and the forging of a better more sustainable future; the making of which comprises […]

World Population Day Spotlights Children’s Rights And Wellbeing

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World Population Day on July 11 2019 celebrates its 30th anniversary as a day of international recognition for the human right to family planning. Humanium is taking the occasion to celebrate the United Nations’ promotion of this issue which resides at the heart of child liberties and wellbeing.  World Population Day offers a poignant moment […]

Eliminating Sexual Violence and Safeguarding the Rights of the Most Vulnerable

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Background On June 19, 2008 resolution 1820 (2008) was adopted by the UN security council. The resolution condemned sexual violence as a tactic of war and an impediment to peace building. In efforts to commemorate this resolution, the UN general assembly declared, June 19 of each year the international day for the elimination of sexual […]

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 […]