YOUNG REPORTER – The street has become the only family for many children across the DRC. Traditionally called ‘shegués’, these street children nonetheless have the right to enjoy a decent life and a better family than the street can provide.
YOUNG REPORTER – Rachel is now 20 years old. All she ever wanted was to study to become a nurse. But her dream was stolen from her when she was abducted and recruited by force into an armed group in the north-east of the DRC.
YOUNG REPORTER – The large number of displaced people caused by the violence which disrupted the peace in the Province of Ituri is leading to a serious hygiene problem. Children and women are living in precarious conditions that make it difficult to practice good hygiene.
YOUNG REPORTER – In this article, I am going to tell you the story of a child I met at the General Hospital of Bunia. Bahati, 10, is one of thousands of children who fled the intercommunal violence in the Ituri Province.
YOUNG REPORTER – The situation of children in Ituri these last months has been alarming in light of interethnic tensions that affect the Province. In this article, I will examine some questions related to the evolution of the situation of children.
YOUNG REPORTER – Walking in my neighborhood in Bunia, I met Amina, 17 years old. The young girl, who became a mother at the age of 16, tells us her story with sadness.
YOUNG REPORTER – My name is Joël, for my first article as a Young Reporter, I will tell you a sad story, the story of a boy who fall in the trap of alcohol.
YOUNG REPORTERS – Despite the efforts of the Provincial Government and its partners in the implementation of projects and programmes to improve the situation of mothers and children, the rights of children in Ituri Province are not fully respected.
Children must be at the center of the defense of their rights. Yet the participation of the children of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in issues that concern them is far from being a reality. To reverse the trend, we, 23 children from the Province of Ituri, participated in a training for Children Reporters.
YOUNG REPORTERS – Two teenagers who are preparing for their return to school in a motorcycle washing station. Discover their testimonies and their wishes for education.