Blogs & stories

Thoughts, opinions and stories, filtered by author:

Caitlin Smith, Global Campaign Officer, Save the Children
Parliament in Nepal passes a bill to outlaw chhaupadi

In July last year, a 15-year-old girl was found dead in a shed in Achham district, Nepal. She was a ninth grader at the local Rastra Bhasha Secondary School. The police officer investigating the...

Read more

17-year old Saleha is shattering menstruation taboos

Saleha Khan, who grew up in a slum in Mumbai city, is breaking taboos on menstruation in her community, and challenging the hush-hush attitude with parents, teachers and the wider community....

Read more

Empowering girls like her: Tanuja campaigns for change in India  

Tanuja lived through the harrowing experience of being a child domestic worker after she left her very poor household in the Mouli Kalitala village of Malancha in India, for the city of Kolkata...

Read more

40,000 children across Kenya campaign to create a children’s charter

In November this year, the views of 40,000 children in Kenya were presented in the form of a national Children’s Charter, launched at the Universal Children’s Day celebrations. A result of...

Read more

#Move4Children: a celebration of child rights 

On National Children’s Day (14 November), Save the Children India initiated #Move4Children to mobilise people in the lead up to Universal Children’s Day. A series of activities took place across 13...

Read more

Children call on South Sudanese government to end child marriage 

On the 9th of October 2017, a petition to end child marriage was presented to the government of South Sudan by Advocates without Borders, Save the Children’s partner in the petition. Over 100...

Read more

Download report