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International day of the Girl: let’s celebrate a girl who's rewriting the future

Education is a potential game-changer for gender equality. It can provide a critical foundation for girls’ empowerment, set them on a pathway to meaningful employment and economic independence, and...

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Making #TheInvisibles Visible Among the Youth of India 

“At an age when we are supposed to go to school and get to play with friends, we are forced to earn a living instead. Chhotu (small child), Kalu (dark-skinned), Gudiya (doll) – these are just some...

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Our Girl Champions write the foreword of our new Leave No One Behind report

Our Girl Champions, Xhorda from Albania, Saleha from India, and Maryam from Nigeria have teamed to together to write the foreword in our latest Leave No One Behind report. Read it below:...

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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....

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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...

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Inspiring action amongst youth with the Changemaker series

Inspiring action and raising awareness, the Changemaker Series, aims to bring together ‘changemakers’ -  political leaders, media, public figures, experts and child champions in a conversation with...

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#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...

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Youth champion Anoyara takes over World Youth Forum

Anoyara Khatun, India’s youth delegate, recently represented India at the World Youth Forum held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. Anoyara is known for her exemplary work as a crusader of child rights in...

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11 States.11 Girl Champions.11 Demands.

International Day of the Girl in India saw 11 states coming together in one action, with 11 demands and 11 champions recognized across 11 programme locations. This year marks the fifth anniversary...

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Let’s Shift The Needle To ‘Chhotus’ And ‘Gudiyas’ Of India’s Streets

Blog originally appeared on NDTV Every Life Counts....

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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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