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 […]

“Peacekeeping operations symbolise the world community’s will to peace and represent the impartial, practical expression of that will” [1][1]

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This Wednesday 29th May 2019, Humanium is celebrating the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, established in 2002 by the UN General Assembly.[2] Every year, this day is an opportunity to pay tribute to the more than 100,000 UN peacekeepers – men and women – currently in the field [3] in 14 peacekeeping operations worldwide [4]. It […]

Kill because of Differences or Create because of Community?

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The World Day of Cultural Diversity, for Dialogue and Development. The World Day of Cultural Diversity, for Dialogue and Development, is an annual UNESCO action day that takes place on the 21st May.   Why is Celebrating Cultural Diversity Important? Nowadays, living in a world that moves so fast and alongside people from every corner […]

The lost childhood in India

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Families are considered incomplete without a child, who is loved and nurtured in a family. In India, this love for a child is different in families who do not have money to nurture their children. These families force their children to work so that they can bring in money to sustain themselves. These children are […]