Education in Morocco, between forgetfulness and hope

Posted on Posted in Children's Rights, Education

In any country, education is key to development and its slightest neglect can have alarming consequences for the well-being of children and their future. In 2017, the Moroccan Court of Accounts published a report highlighting certain shortcomings in the national education system such as lack of teachers and services or even dilapidated and overcrowded classrooms. […]

Our Impact in India

Posted on Posted in Children's Rights, Discover India, Education, Empowerment, Environment, Health, Life at Humanium, Microfinance

Emilie Compignie, in charge of Development, talks about the success of Humanium’s first projects in India, where she measured the impact almost 10 years after their launch.       Sankarapuram Sankarapuram was the first village that Humanium and Hand in Hand supported in Tamil Nadu in 2009.   The Child Learning Centre was then […]

Humanium’s Child-Friendly Village Project

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Our Child-Friendly Village project aims to transform Perumbakkam by fostering a healthy environment conducive to children’s physical, mental and intellectual development. Our project is located in Tamil Nadu in southern India. The population in this region especially suffers from poverty, malnutrition, limited access to medical care, drinking water and the lack of healthcare. Traditional agriculture […]

The lost childhood in India

Posted on Posted in Education, Human Rights, Peace

Families are considered incomplete without a child, who is loved and nurtured in a family. In India, this love for a child is different in families who do not have money to nurture their children. These families force their children to work so that they can bring in money to sustain themselves. These children are […]

Roma children in France

Posted on Posted in Citizenship, Education, Education, Human Rights, Uncategorized

Roma children in France: poor children in a rich country Arriving from Eastern Europe, particularly from Romania and Bulgaria, there are almost 15,000 Roma children in France living principally in slums outside cities. Living on the margins of society, the Roma, and especially their children, encounter major difficulties assimilating and gaining access to the educational system. The […]

How to End Child Labour in India? #BacktoSchoolwithHumanium!

Posted on Posted in Discover India, Education, Empowerment, Human Rights, Uncategorized

Over 30 million children in India between the ages of 6 and 13 won’t start the new academic year (Estimating the Number of out-of-school Children,  2016). Instead, many of those who are out-of-school are forced to work as ragmen, miners and in restaurants. Humanium’s Education Centre project gives children new hope to engage in formal […]

The Exploitation of Children in Madagascar: the disturbing reality of a crisis that denies the rights of the child

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The political and socioeconomic crisis, brought on by the coup in 2009, radically affected the lives of the population, particularly the children. A year after the presidential elections of October to December 2013 (which raised so many hopes of democracy to end the crisis), violations of the rights of Malagasy children are occurring daily, in […]

200 girls kidnapped in Nigeria – Let’s act! #BringBackOurGirls

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The Islamic group Boko Haram kidnapped more than 200 high school girls in Nigeria and then threatened to reduce them to slavery. Humanium participates in the international online demand for their release. #BringBackOurGirls: Let’s act! We can all ask for the release of the young girls by using the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls on social networks. More […]