United Nations’ Approval of the Revolutionary Resolution on Realizing Children’s Rights Through a Healthy Environment

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On October 7, 2020, the United Nations approved the Resolution on Realizing Children’s Rights Through a Healthy Environment. Our partner, Children’s Environmental Rights Initiative (CERI), has published an insightful article about this historical event. This Resolution is indeed a landmark – it represents a starting point for the implementation of children’s environmental rights and a […]

Humanium Delivers Second Child Rights Coaching Workshop

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On 25 September 2020, Humanium delivered the second in its series of child rights coaching e-workshops to a group of child rights professionals. The interactive 90-minute-long session saw the union of rights professionals from across the world. “Our Child Rights Coaching was born as an idea to give a taste of the tools Humanium uses […]

Article 31: The necessity of play in children’s lives

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The Wellcome Collection in London recently held an exhibition titled “Play Well”. In coordination with Michael Rosen’s Book of Play, the exhibition pushed its audience to consider the importance of play for children’s health.  The visitors were able to learn about German pedagogue Friedrich Fröbel’s kindergarten movement which put play at its center, the Reggio […]

Children in the Shadow of the Swedish Migration Agency

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The following is based on personal experiences while working with a group of refugee children at a primary school in Northern Sweden between 2016 and 2018. The events described here are not implied to represent a national trend in Sweden. The characters’ names and nationalities have been altered to protect their identities. Migrationsverket – a […]

Humanium at Rwanda’s UN Child Rights Review

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Humanium attended the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child’s (CRC) 84th session this January 2020, where we sat in on the review of the state of Rwanda. Humanium’s co-founder and CEO Arndt Soret was back in Rwanda again just a few months ago in November 2019 delivering Humanium’s Child Rights Workshops to […]

2019 – A Year in Children’s Rights

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We owe our children – the most vulnerable citizens in any society – a life free from violence and fear.  — Nelson Mandela Look into any dictionary and you will probably find the same definition of what children’s rights are (should be): the rights of children to have access to health, education, family life and […]

Together we made child rights happen again

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What an amazing and fulfilling two weeks Humanium just spent in Rwanda! Fourteen workshops in the villages of Rwanda, experiencing child rights from the inside out with 600 children, caregivers, friends of families, local leaders and students. We trained them in skills like deep listening, acknowledgement, connecting, building powerful communities of youngsters that are now […]