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Afghanistan
Save the Children and ANIM provide musical education support to working street children

Razia* is 13 years old, is a music student in grade six at Afghanistan National Institute of Music (ANIM). Two years ago, she received a scholarship from ANIM as part of a joint program between...

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Children participate in photo & art exhibition, telling their story of life on the street

It was not very difficult to spot Sahra amongst the 150 odd attendees at the Photo and Art Exhibition on street working children under the Every Last Child Campaign held on November 30, 2017 at...

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Farhad Darya hosts concert for street children

On 10 August, Save the Children in Afghanistan held a live concert with singer and our celebrity ambassador, Farhad Darya, for street-working children in Kabul. Keeping in line with the Every Last...

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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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A journey to the heart of Afghanistan’s returnee crisis

The chatter of machine gunfire is unmistakable....

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Forget the fancy pens, learning is what matters for child refugees in Greece 

But all that changed when I visited the refugee camps in Greece and spoke with parents and children living in awful conditions. It made me realize that many children were not as fortunate as I was....

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Afghanistan stands up for the rights of street working girls

On the occasion of International Day of the Girl on 11 October, Save the Children, in collaboration with ArtLords, a group of Afghan artists and activists, painted a portrait of an Afghan street...

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Afghan children cannot wait

On 5 October 2016, the European Union and the Government of Afghanistan will co-host the Brussels conference on Afghanistan....

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Farhad Darya hosts a concert for children in Afghanistan

To commemorate International Children's Day on 1 June and World Day Against Child Labour on 12 June, Save the Children’s celebrity ambassador in Afghanistan, Farhad Darya hosted a concert...

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Campaigning against temporary residence for unaccompanied minors in Norway

On 26 May Save the Children Norway handed in a petition with over 16,500 signatures to the Parliament asking its members to vote NO to the government’s proposal to extend the scheme of temporary...

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How can we help street children in Afghanistan?

We're campaigning for street children in Afghanistan so that they can fulfil their rights to education and survival. Save the Children's Campaign Manager, Zubaida Akbar was interviewed by a leading...

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