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Two Years On: The Forgotten Side Of The Rohingya Crisis

As the world’s attention returns to mark the plight of Rohingya refugees who have languished in camps in Cox’s Bazar for more than two years, it is worrying that the almost 600,000 Rohingya who...

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Two years on and still waiting for justice - Why we cannot forget Rohingya children

13-year-old *Fatima is aware of the importance of school. She fled violence in Myanmar two years ago with nothing. She now lives in the world’s biggest refugee camp with her parents, two sisters...

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Child Marriage criminalised by law in Mozambique

After almost two years of extensive collaborative and advocacy work, the Parliament in Mozambique approved the Law on Prevention and Combat of Premature Unions (child marriages). The new law aims...

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Harnessing the power of data so no child is left behind

First published on World Bank blogs
Data plays a crucial role in the 2030 agenda set out by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It helps us to focus policies and make better decisions. It i...

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Little heroes and their journeys in finding strength

Zinah Mohammed is an Advocacy and Campaigns Coordinator for our Iraq Country Office. In this blog, she tells us about the “Let’s Protect Them” campaign she ran in Iraq and the impact it has had on...

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ECOWAS takes another important step towards ending child marriage

The 33rd summit of the African Union was held from July 6-7 2019 in Niger with a strong participation of delegations from Africa and across the world. ECOWAS (Community of West African States)...

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The Power of Us – Three inspirational young women inspired to use their power for change after Women Deliver 

Earlier this month, more than 50 colleagues from all over Save the Children came together in Vancouver, Canada, to advocate for gender equality and the rights of girls and women at Women Deliver...

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The Power of Us, and our Capacity to Empower Women in Childbirth

Earlier this month, I represented Save the Children at Women Deliver 2019, the world’s largest gender equality conference, to help with overall logistics and to advocate for our main Health and...

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How will you use your power?

I studied at a Peruvian public school for women and they have never told us how to protect ourselves from a pregnancy. My parents always watched over my education and told me that I had to go to...

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Diary of a Changemaker: Shalini at the Women Deliver conference 2019

Shalini is a 24 year old young changemaker from India who got the chance to represent the issues of many young girls in India at the prestigious Women’s Deliver Conference 2019, due to a joint...

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The border games: Standing up for refugee children on World Refugee Day

Today thousands of children around the world not only have to face the horrors of conflict which force them to leave behind their homes, but they also suffer a long and perilous journey in search...

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Scaling up education to transform the lives of Uganda’s refugee children 

Last year, Uganda launched its Education Response Plan for refugees and host communities – the first multi-year plan of its kind worldwide. It highlights how we can empower more than half a million...

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