Campaigning in Jordan

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We're campaigning for children affected by the refugee and migrant crisis and their access to quality education. Five years into the conflict, over 3 million Syrian children are out of school inside Syria and in surrounding countries. 

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Empowered Girls, Empowered Future – Bringing Local Solutions to Ending Child, Early and Forced Marriage to the Global Stage

On 12 June 2018 we partnered with Girls Not Brides, United Nations agencies and NGOs to organize a roundtable event in Geneva. This event was held to mark one year since the United Nations (UN)...

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Education is like oxygen for us

Those are the words of Shadia*, an adolescent refugee girl living in Dadaab refugee camp in northern Kenya. She knows that she cannot survive and thrive without a good education. She knows it’s the...

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Promising Practices in Refugee Education

In March 2017, Save the Children, with Pearson and UNHCR set out to increase awareness of the important work happening in the refugee education sector; demonstrate the diverse ways in which...

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There should be #NoLostGeneration

Children from Iraq and Syria ask world leaders and celebrity ambassadors questions about issues that affect them at our #NoLostGeneration event at the #UNGA today.

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Save the Children's youth advocate in the spotlight at High-Level Political Forum

Co-written by Aya Abu Sitteh, Advocacy and Communications Officer, Save the Children Jordan

Inspiring real and lasting change in the lives of children around the world should always remain high o...

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Learning about refugee learning: five ways to make youth participatory action research work

Co-written with Aya Abu Sitteh, Advocacy and Communications Officer, Save the Children Jordan...

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Five years of Za’atari – last hope of schooling for Syrian teens

Five years ago today, Za’atari camp opened in the north of Jordan to deal with the sudden influx of refugees fleeing conflict and brutality inside Syria....

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Ali* 14 works everyday to support his family

Ali* should be in school and learning, but he goes to work everyday to support his family. *name changed to protect identity

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Sarah* 16, wants to be in school and be a football coach (lo...

Sarah* missed several years of her education but now has some hope after joining classes again. *name changed to protect identity

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Ali* 14 works everyday to support his family (longer version...

Ali* should be in school and learning, but he goes to work everyday to support his family. *name changed to protect identity

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Sarah* 16, wants to be in school and be a football coach

Sarah* missed several years of her education but now has some hope after joining classes again. *name changed to protect identity

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What impact has the Every Last Child campaign had in 2016?

In April 2016 we launched our Every Last Child campaign in over 70 countries. In the past year, we have seen incredible successes, progress and outcomes at national, regional and international...

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High level Civil Society Event of UN Summit for Refugees and...

This High-level Event provided a unique space during the Summit to enable refugees and migrants to dialogue with UN Member States about the commitments made in the Summit outcome document. The...

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Education Messages from Jordan

Child refugees tell us how much education and going to school matters to them.

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Meet Hiba: our youth delegate at UNGA71

See the UN General Assembly in New York through the eyes of Hiba on Twitter and Instagram. ...

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Lana is not just a refugee

Lana from Syria is a refugee in Jordan.. hear her talk about her passion for school.

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Refugee children are #NotJustaRefugee

Save the Children is campaigning so that NO refugee child is without education for more than ONE month. Join our campaign for #everylastchild - campaigns.savethechildren.net

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Report: Unequal Portions

Good nutrition – a healthy, balanced, adequate diet – is a matter of life or death. And the difference between surviving or thriving. It is essential for a healthy immune system, to protect against...

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Every Last Child deserves an education

The need of education for all refugee and displaced children has been the focus of the #EveryLastChild launch in Geneva. Attended by 35 representatives of Permanent Missions in the United Nations,...

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Preventing a lost generation: refugee children must learn

This first appeared on Thomson Reuters Foundation News....

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Healing Amer’s inner wounds

By the age of 13, Amer* had lived in a besieged area, witnessed four massacres, and suffered three injuries before escaping the war in Syria and seeking refuge in Za’atari Camp in Jordan. For...

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We can't afford to have a lost generation of children in Za'atari Camp

Two million children inside Syria and 700,000 Syrian refugee children are out of school as a result of the crisis in Syria. Some of the most excluded children live in Za'atari camp in Jordan, where...

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