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Une précarité criante signalée dans le secteur de l’enseignement à Kinshasa

Ph. Deo Gracias Bokumungala   Par Deo Gracias Bokumungala Au quartier TCHAD dans la commune de Mont-Ngafula à Kinshasa, les écoles..

June 13, 2016 with 0 Comments

Les élèves insolvables exposés à plusieurs dangers

Elèves renvoyés de l’école qui jouent au terrain de football de la concession notre dame d’Afrique. Ph. Ali Assanka   Par Ali..

June 7, 2016 with 0 Comments

L’éducation des enfants handicapés loin d’être une priorité à Kinshasa

Plusieurs enfants ne bénéficient pas de leurs droits dans la capitale congolaise. Ph. Clubs JDH/Kinshasa   Par Sifa Kaleta A..

May 3, 2016 with 0 Comments

Carence des matériels didactiques spécifiques pour les élèves non voyant

Des écoles pour les personnes handicapées sont moins nombreuses à Kinshasa. Ph. Yannick Makengo   Par Yannick Makengo En dépit des..

May 2, 2016 with 0 Comments

Education : le taux de participation des filles à l’école s’améliore à Kinshasa

A l’école primaire de Kimwenza, l’ambiance est totale entre les écolières et écoliers. Ph. Neville Mukendi   Par Nana Sharumba..

April 8, 2016 with 0 Comments

L’éducation des enfants de la rue reléguée au second plan

Abandonnés par leurs familles, certains parmi les jeunes ont formulés en vain le vœu de retourner dans leur foyer. Environ 20 000..

March 14, 2016 with 0 Comments

Des toilettes délabrées exposent la santé des enfants dans certaines écoles de Kinshasa

Derrière cette écolière, se trouve l’unique toilette en état délabré vers laquelle toute l’école se dirige pour des besoins..

February 29, 2016 with 0 Comments

Des enfants soumis à des traitements dégradants dans les écoles de Kinshasa

Ils sont de plus en plus nombreux à Kinshasa, les élèves prêts à abandonner l’école à cause de la chicotte. Ph. Neville Mukendi..

February 26, 2016 with 0 Comments

Des élèves sourds-muets dans les mêmes classes que les entendants

Malgré le dynamisme des associations, des défis restent à relever dans ce secteur. Ph. Ephrem Ciruza   Par Ephrem Ciruza A Goma,..

February 26, 2016 with 0 Comments

Les Points Sexuellement Transmissibles : une pratique de plus en plus courante dans les écoles secondaires de Bukavu

Dans les milieux scolaires de Bukavu, les PST est à la mode. Ph. Jonas Musafiri    Par Jonas Musafiri Les violences sexuelles ne..

February 12, 2016 with 0 Comments

Les droits de l’enfant bafoués dans la grille de programme des télévisions kinoises

Des enfants apprennent des notions qui concernent leur droit au cours d’une rencontre organisée par les Clubs JDH à Kinshasa. Ph. Clubs..

January 22, 2016 with 0 Comments

Vente des syllabus, les enseignants en font leur business à Goma

Campus universitaire du lac, cité parmi les universités où la vente des syllabus est devenue un fond de commerce pour les enseignants...

November 20, 2015 with 0 Comments

Des universités non viables de plus en plus nombreuses à Bukavu

Venus des diverses universités et instituts supérieurs du Sud-Kivu, ces étudiants apprennent la réalisation professionnelle des..

November 13, 2015 with 0 Comments

Des écoles fonctionnent sans cours de recréation

Terrain de football de Ndendere devenu le camp de transit pour les réfugiés rwandais de retour dans leur pays. ph. Gédéon Bisimwa..

November 6, 2015 with 0 Comments

Lengo: a worthy goal

By: Jared Knoll ARUSHA – Hope can be hard to come by for children in Sub-Saharan Africa, but one Tanzanian man has gone back to his..

February 11, 2014 with 0 Comments

African youth fight poverty through education

By: Jared Knoll “I believe that this young, brave and educated generation can make change in society and make the world a better..

January 30, 2014 with 1 Comment

Every November in Tanzania, hundreds of thousands of Form Four (or Grade Ten) students make millions of tiny pencil marks and ooze litres..

November 19, 2013 with 0 Comments

Failure in Liberian education

  By: Anne-Rachelle Boulanger JHR McGill  Ten years after the end of its civil war, Liberia is still working to rebuild itself. The..

November 5, 2013 with 0 Comments

Dechinta Bush University: Learning off the Land

Oct. 23 By: Angela Sterritt     It was late afternoon at Blachford Lake in Akaitcho Territory, Denendeh, the Dene name for the..

October 24, 2013 with 0 Comments

Access to education for Tanzanians with Albinism: Mahenda Kulwa’s new beginning

By Rosella Chibambo MWANZA, Tanzania – It was the day before the first day of school when Mahenda Kulwa introduced himself. The..

October 21, 2013 with 0 Comments

Dansoman Special School Lacks Resources

  By: Jacky Habib ACCRA – “A, B, C, D, E, F, G….” Priscilla sings quietly with a smile on her face. Her father, Paul..

October 16, 2013 with 0 Comments

In the field, literally

Just like in most countries, Easter is followed by a four-day week here in Sierra Leone. That normally equates to less being achieved,..

April 7, 2013 with 1 Comment

No faith in science: a Homo sapien rights issue?

Evolution is accepted by 97 percent of scientists in the United States but by only 61 percent of the public, according to the Pew Research..

July 25, 2012 with 0 Comments

Zen and Goats: Last impressions of the little things in Tamale

I checked my phone – 9:30am. Half an hour had passed since my last meeting in Tamale was due to start. No sign of the big boss...

July 18, 2012 with 0 Comments

“Mind the gap” – The crippling impact of HIV/AIDS on family composition and elderly Malawians

The old “respect your elders” adage has customarily been an important part of Malawian culture, with the elderly able to depend on the..

June 22, 2012 with 0 Comments

When beggars should be choosers – How the promise of remuneration is heading off freedom of movement and free choice of employment in Malawi

Not long after cutting their teeth, North American children are encouraged to call forward their dreams and consider the question, “What..

June 17, 2012

Witchcraft forum focuses on gendered solutions

On May 19, the International Institute of Journalism and JHR hosted a community dialogue on the issue of witch craft allegations in..

June 7, 2012 with 0 Comments

Why we do what we do: rights media in Northern Ghana.

“Always leave your office door open, because you never know who will walk in,” a kernel of wisdom from my father that has always stuck..

April 17, 2012 with 0 Comments

Down the road to BASCO

Vida sits in a scratched wooden chair beneath the only coconut tree in a clearing. She has a series of line scars next to her eyes and..

March 19, 2012 with 0 Comments

Grade ‘A’ Empowerment

In June 2009, Accra High School partnered with Amnesty International (AI) for an initiative called the ‘Human Rights Friendly School..

December 5, 2011 with 0 Comments

Malawi street kids work through struggles with HIV and AIDS

Many Malawian children orphaned and HIV-positive struggle to keep themselves on complicated ARV drug regiments without older family members..

September 7, 2011 with 0 Comments

KNUST Graduation and a brush with royalty

Just like students graduating from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology I shook the hand of the Ashanti King. A week after..

July 26, 2011 with 2 Comments

Exploring primary education in northern Ghana

I had the chance to travel north last week and visit some schools in Bolgatanga, including a private academy and some public primaries. ..

July 21, 2011 with 1 Comment

Going to school in Bolgatanga

Last week I had the opportunity to travel up north to Tamale, Bawku, and Bolgatanga.  Along the way, I checked out the school situation as..

July 21, 2011 with 0 Comments

Tourists Prop up School in Ghana’s Stilt Village

The school in the village of Nzuluzu would not be able to function without tourism. The 500-year-old remote village is built on the water,..

July 20, 2011 with 0 Comments

Islamic Schools in Ghana – Educating a minority

There is no clear consensus on the exact number of Muslims in Ghana; according to official government census, Muslims make up approximately..

July 16, 2011 with 0 Comments

Vandals Defecate in Classroom

Students at Inchaban D/A Primary and Nursery School arrived to class Monday morning to find their classroom scattered with human excreta...

June 23, 2011 with 0 Comments

Getting Schooled on World Refugee Day

Today is World Refugee Day and I have never really recognized this day before. Yes, perhaps I would have retweeted a Tweet about the day,..

June 20, 2011 with 2 Comments

Major upgrades to basic education

Adum Presby Primary School’s Class 3 is made up of 60 children: 33 boys and 27 girls, each wearing a royal blue uniform and a short hair..

December 6, 2010 with 0 Comments

The Power of Proverbs in Ghana

I got my wake-up call this morning right on schedule, at a quarter to six. One of the twin girls living next door was wailing like a..

October 11, 2010 with 3 Comments

Getting Where You’re Going

Sweat stung my eyes as I trudged down Roylat Castle Road searching in vain for the Amnesty International sign. It was noon and the sun was..

August 20, 2010 with 0 Comments

Getting Where You're Going

Sweat stung my eyes as I trudged down Roylat Castle Road searching in vain for the Amnesty International sign. It was noon and the sun was..

August 20, 2010 with 0 Comments
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