Conflicts, epidemics and other emergencies are preventing more than 5.6 million children like Shukuru from accessing their basic rights across the DRC.
Amongst the displaced people fleeing the violence of the Djugu territory in Ituri Province, there are children, elderly people but also pregnant women.
Under no circumstances should a financial barrier constitute an obstacle to accessing healthcare, and so free healthcare appeared to be a very good thing in Ebola affected areas.
EBOLA – Over the last few weeks, Sylvie has seen several children arrive at the treatment centre. Fortunately, she has also seen many children discharged and declared not infected.
YOUNG REPORTER – Too many children in our province are out of school, lack access to proper sanitation, are unhealthy, etc. The North Kivu children cannot have a proper childhood because of the climate of many years of conflict.
EMERGENCIES – When I heard the news on the radio around 6 pm that day, I felt hijacked. I was scared because it’s was happening right next to Mbandaka. There’s only about a hundred kilometers between my house and Bikoro, the epicenter of the epidemic.
YOUNG REPORTER – As a consequence of the unfortunate events which are taking place in Ituri, thousands of the province’s children are being deprived of their rights. These children live full of sorrow, as if suffering has become their right.
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.
NEWS – “We, children of Kasai, remind you: we are only children, and we deserve everything from you. Do not deprive us of our rights.”
EXPERT INTERVIEW – The security and humanitarian situation in the Kasaï is serious, with an alarming impact on thousands of children/ crisis in Kasaï