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 […]

The Long Overdue Eradication of Violence Against Women and Girls

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Violence against girls and women is a devastating detriment to our planet and on the human population. The International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women – on 25th November 2019 – commemorates the impacts of this violence, and provides a chance to work towards the eradication of gender based violence in our world […]

Thirty years since the Convention on the Rights of the Child – children’s rights improvements and problems all over the world

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Thirty years ago, on November 20th 1989 the Convention on the Rights of the Child was adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by General Assembly resolution in the New York headquarters of the United Nations.  The Resolution in the form of 54 articles with 140 signatories has become the most widely ratified human […]

International Day of the Girl Child

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GirlForce: Unscripted and Unstoppable “Empowerment of and investment in girls are key in breaking the cycle of discrimination and violence and in promoting and protecting the full and effective enjoyment of their human rights.” -Extract from the United Nations Resolution 66/170 Approximately 25 years ago, many men and women from various countries attended the “China […]

This Mental Health Day, get involved!

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At Humanium, we value a methodology developed by Human Rights Defenders, Life Coaches, Psychology Leadership Graduates and Somatic Experience Therapists, professionals that focus on protecting children through awareness. We want children to be able to become actors of their own projects, wishes and goals. With mental health prevention support, they will have a better chance […]

October 2, International Day: The Power of Nonviolence!

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“Nonviolence is the answer to the crucial political and moral questions of our time”. (Martin Luther King Jr., December 10, 1964) This quote from Nobel Peace prize’s acceptance speech shows Martin Luther King’s commitment to nonviolence. His standpoint is related to Gandhi’s ideas and principles upon which he achieved social change for advancing civil rights […]

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 […]