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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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Meet Miga, a child rights activist from Mongolia

Today, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child and the Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights are hosting a follow-up meeting to last year’s successful Day of General Discussion on...

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A journey from the streets to Lord’s – a journey no less than a dream! 

Over 2 million children are living on India’s streets – with little access to education, clean water, sanitation and nutrition. Nearly 80% of street children don’t even have a legal identity and 70...

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Save the Children shields education from attack at International Safe Schools conference

Last week, government delegations from almost 100 states, and over 50 organisations from the UN, civil society and academia gathered in Palma de Mallorca, Spain to discuss steps to ensure better...

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Healing and recovery through education in emergencies

Children at one of Save the Children’s temporary learning spaces in Qayyara Airstrip IDP Camp, Iraq © Dario Bosio/DARST/Save the Children ...

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Save the Children in DRC launches ‘Protection of Children living in Conflict’ report

On the 4th April 2019, Save the Children in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) launched their ‘Protection of Children living in Conflict’ report. This report showcased the findings from various...

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Vaccines are free. Why not all health services?

This year, everyone in global health is talking about universal health coverage– whether they want to or not. UHC is the principle that governments should ensure everyone can access essential...

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