YOUNG REPORTER – Recently formed at participation and defence speech. Kinshasa’s Young Reporters take the floor to guarantee access to water and hygiene in their schools.
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 – In the city of Bunia, capital of the Ituri Province, many young people aged between 12 and 17 years old, take drugs. This is a real harmful problem which affects their health, their education and their future.
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 – “When it rains, we dismiss the students to their homes seeing as the roofs of our rooms are made of straw. We cannot resist bad weather since the walls do not exist either”
YOUNG REPORTER – Shukuru, 13, who has lost both parents, fled the violence threatening his village, located some twenty kilometres from the city of Bunia. The young lad is very worried.
YOUNG REPORTER – My name is Sarah, I am 17 years old and I coordinate the Young Reporters in my Province, Haut-Uélé. On 20 November, during events celebrating Universal Children’s Day, we had the opportunity to give a speech to the authorities and one month later we have now received a positive response.
YOUNG REPORTER – In order to best protect people, they must be integrated into the process and encouraged to participate. In my opinion, a decision which concerns me made in my absence is against my interests.
CHILD REPORTER – I would like to share with all readers some sad realities that young girls live on a daily basis, which stem from the occurrence of menstruation. I write this article with the hope that, from where you are, you will act in their favour.