For the eight year in a row, international campaigners from all over the world and engaged to promote disarmament convened for a two days meeting bound to share experience, lessons learnt and practices but also to join efforts and face together common challenges.
Two years after “Everywhere the bombing followed us”, Humanity & Inclusion – Handicap International introduces its new report!
This week, 18-19 June, the thirteenth edition of the European Development Days (EDD) ‘Addressing inequalities: building a world which leaves no one behind’ took place in Brussels.
In 1999, the protection of civilians in armed conflict became a specific item on the agenda of the UN Security Council. Today, civilians are still bearing the brunt of the conflicts in Libya, Myanmar, Nigeria, South Sudan, Syria, Yemen… Civil Society Organisations, including HI, will be in New York next week to call States for […]
The case study reviews how Cambodia, as an affected state, and Australia as a donor, promote the provision of victim assistance in different sectors including health, rehabilitation, disability, socio-economic development and poverty reduction. Soma was advised by my mother-in-law, said that she helps a lot with various pains (in the lower back, in muscles, with […]
The Victim Assistance Factsheets were developed by Handicap International as a tool to provide concise information on what victim assistance (VA) is and on how to translate it into concrete actions that have the potential to improve the quality of life of mine/ERW victims and persons with disabilities.
Working on victim assistance (VA) only in the context of the Mine Ban Treaty (MBT) and the Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM) is not sufficient, VA must be integrated into development and human rights frameworks. Handicap International has written this paper to explore the conceptual landscape – exemplified by some current and good practices – […]