GUEST BLOGGER-In the Congolese capital, teen reporters mobilize to defend the rights of children. They are fighting everywhere in Kinshasa. Let us discover, through this report, their fight against the marriage of children.
What leads children to join armed groups? Sebihi, joined a welding shop. Vocational training finished, he was engaged for the seriousness of his work.
PHOTO STORY- In Bonkulu, a small village about 30 kilometers from Bandundu city, young girls are caught early in marriage and pregnant before puberty. The Bonkulu Youth Association is mobilized through educational talks to end child marriages in Kwilu. Discover the report of our Photographer Gwenn Dubourthoumieu.
YOUNG REPORTER – What is the impact of armed conflict on children in the north-east of the DRC? Zawadi,and other children the fear of armed groups is daily.
PHOTO STORY- In the province of Kwilu, tradition has so far prevailed over education. Young girls drop out of school and are precociously married. Faced with this situation, the New Dynamics of Women’s Youth, NGO partner of UNICEF, does not lower the arm to promote education in Kwilu to the detriment of the traditions. Unpublished report of our Photographer Gwenn Dubourthoumieu.
PHOTO STORY- In Sampiere, a small village to the east of Bandundu, people gathered to follow a comedy about the fight against child marriage in Kwilu. The UNICEF DRC reporter followed them.
GUEST BLOGER – More than 20,000 child soldiers have been freed from the armed forces and groups in DRC. Obedi ex child soldier gives us his testimony.
NEWS – UNICEF just handed over 160,200 birth certificates to help promote every child’s right to identity in North Kivu. A promising operation.
CHILD REPORTER – My colleague José and I, Melina, are 16 years old. We are child reporters in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo. We decided to go meet child street vendors in the streets of our town. Why are they working instead of studying? This is our report.
PHOTO STORY – Are men and women sharing tasks in DRC ? Innocent decided to change ! He is now a family man : he manage the money and discuss things with his wife !