PHOTO REPORT – More than 20,000 child soldiers have been freed from armed forces and groups in the DRC over the last 10 years. Discover the story, doubt and certainties of former Kasai child soldiers.
PHOTO REPORT – Charline and Gabriel’s prime reason for wanting to register their marriage in the Registry Office was to benefit from a protection of the state, should they ever separate or if one of the spouses passed away.
NEWS – Since 2014, the city of Goma in North Kivu, hosts every year the Amani festival, internationally known for its promotion of the culture of peace. Elodie, 14, and Child Reporter, narrates her participation in the three days of the festival!
YOUNG REPORTER – At 12 years of age, having lost both parents, Trésor* joined the FRPI, an active armed group in the north-east of the DRC. Very sad, he talks to me about his memories of a life as a child soldier and what he has become today. The moving story of Trésor, 17 years old, resembles that of hundreds of former child soldiers.
PRESS RELEASE – In order to realise the humanitarian response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2017, UNICEF is launching a call for funds to the amount of 119,125 million US dollars within the framework of its publication, Humanitarian Action for Children 2017.
Two months after the school start in DRC, too many children are still not registered. Erick, 13, explained hisstory, his struggle and his hopes.
.A few weeks after the return to school in Likasi, classrooms are empty. Deborah, 15, is trying to sell oranges to be able to also pay her tuition.
The International Day of the Girl was celebrated on 11th October 2016 at the Salango Institute in the Air Congo district of Mbandaka commune with the international theme of “Girls’ …
Champions against child marriage in DRC (UNICEF DRC 2016 Dubourthoumieu)
PHOTO – In the Democratic Republic of the Congo the situation of young women remains a cause for concern in view …
Early marriages in the DRC : The story of Yalulu. Thanks to Young Reporters, Yalulu and her community are becoming aware of the rights of children.