Focus Switzerland: The obstacles that led to the late women’s vote only in 1971 and 1 way Humanium chooses

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Today you might see Switzerland as a successful and safe country with regards to its commitment to equal rights for all. Most importantly,  you might think of Switzerland as a role model for the occidental world. All this is true. However, it has not always been this way – especially when it comes to equal […]

Our Impact in India

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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 […]

Rwanda: breaking the circle of violence

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With a new intuitive understanding of children’s rights. “You have no right to hit your wife!” systematically claims Arndt Soret, chairperson and founder of Humanium when coaching groups in Rwanda. “Violence and guilt will keep on being passed on like hot potatoes from generation to generation since the 1994 genocide, if we don’t do anything […]

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 […]

How to End Child Labour in India? #BacktoSchoolwithHumanium!

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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 […]