Wonderful things are happening for children with disabilities in Mozambique! Handicap International and UNICEF have partnered with the local government to make sure that children can get the special help they need to stay at home with their loving families, to go to school with their friends, and to live a happy life.Read more
From November 27-28, Handicap International is organizing a regional conference on the bombing of civilians in Maputo, the capital of Mozambique. This conference will bring together 20 States, 10 African civil society organizations, and international NGOs with the goal to raise awareness of this vital challenge among African countries and to encourage them to take action on the world stage to protect civilians from the devastating impact of the use of explosive weapons in populated areas.
Alma Al Osta, head of weapons advocacy at HI, at an awareness-raising seminar on the use of explosive weapons in populated areas in Geneva in early December.
Ayesha Begum is 22 years old. In early September, she and her three children took refuge in Bangladesh after her husband was killed in Myanmar. Today, Ayesha and her children live with her brothers in a temporary shelter on the edge of Kutupalong camp. She takes part in a parents’ club organized by HI, which provides psychosocial support to mothers living as refugees.Read more