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 […]

Reflections from Rwanda: Everything starts with a dream…

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by Vicdan Merter, Life Coach from Istanbul, Turkey.   My Rwanda journey started with a dream in 2015, where Arndt Soret, CEO of Humanium, I and couple of other friends gathered around a common stake: Creating homes for children! That was my first time I have created the possibility of going to Rwanda with Humanium’s […]

Children Human Rights Defenders: a need for empowerment and protection of our children

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Youth mobilisation has witnessed an important growth over the past decade, with children standing up for their rights and the rights of others. Examples are flourishing worldwide, with the latest and largest instance being their global mobilisation for climate awareness, standing up for their right to life, health, food, water and else. These children are […]

Children with disabilities

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The international community has made progress in grasping the experience of people with disabilities and safeguarding their rights. This article looks at the situation of children with disabilities in Latin America and Caribbean (UNICEF, 2013).   Understanding the context Children with disabilities are one of the most marginalized and excluded groups in society. Facing daily […]