Guidance: How to bring a case before the Committee on the Rights of the Child

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Whatever problems your child may face, they have rights and those rights are protected at the international level by the Committee on the Rights of the Child. The Committee on the Rights of the Child is a body of experts tasked with overseeing the implementation of the international Convention on the Rights of the Child […]

Humanium Hosts Professional Training on Child Rights Approaches

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Humanium has delivered its first ever introductory e-training workshop to child rights professionals. The workshop aimed to make connections in the face of the COVID-19 crisis, and collaborate by skill-sharing for the improvement of individual, and organisational, humanitarian child rights activities. The Concept of Child Rights Training for Professionals Humanium was thrilled to provide introductory […]

Issue of Adaptability Concerning Children with Disabilities

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In 1989, the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child assured equal rights of children with disabilities. Calling on state parties to recognize this right, the UNCRC focused on the “conditions which ensure dignity, promote self-reliance and facilitate the child’s active participation in the community.” Article 23 highlights the following: “States Parties recognize […]

The Taboo of Humanitarian Inequalities: what can be learnt from the 2010s

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Taking an introspective look at humanitarian action’s pitfalls throughout the 2010s is key for the constant betterment and no-repeat of past mistakes that must, without question, unfold within the sector in the new decade. Our turning into the new year provides an invaluable opportunity to also turn the page, and to honestly attest to humanitarianism’s […]

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 […]

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 […]