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A boy with the will of steel 

In Nepal, like many countries in Asia, child born with disabilities are considered a burden on the family and often separated from the family or institutionalized....

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Children helping children: the key to inclusivity

With a sparkle in her eyes, Risma quietly told me that she likes chocolate so much. Just like any other kids that like chocolate, Risma is no different. Since she was three years old her mother...

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Creating a strong family unit

This 12 year old boy may not be able to walk due to his physical disabilities. But he loves to cook and soon he could be whipping up some real food....

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Going for gold

Who would have known this girl, who made Bangladesh proud when she became the Winner of Highest Gold Medals in the Special Olympics in 2015, was once a victim of social negligence....

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Changing through photography

Wu LinXiu was never a talkative girl and always seemed to be unduly scared of something. She rarely speaks to her teacher or her friends and never looked her classmates in the eye....

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"This is all I wanted"

Six years of wait come to an end as Fatima enters a classroom for the very first time....

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Supporting him to develop self-esteem and educational skills

Arjon is a smiling boy age 16, who is benefiting from Save the Children’s new supported centre for children with disabilities in Durres. Arjon was diagnosed with cerebral palsy in his first year of...

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Uganda government launches national child participation strategy

The Government of Uganda, in partnership with Save the Children and UNICEF, on 15th November launched the five-year National Child Participation Strategy that aims to pave the way for child...

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Don't stop at the boutique yet

With twin boys to look after and a third child arriving next spring, Rawan's hopes of completing her education have become a thing of the past....

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Save the Children launches second #SpeakUp campaign against sexual harassment

Save the Children Egypt launched its second #SpeakUp campaign against sexual harassment of adolescent girls on November 25, as part of the “16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence.”...

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Is it ever ok to coerce six-year olds to get their fingerprints?

This week EU Institutions will discuss proposals to use coercion to obtain fingerprints from children as young as six....

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