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Empowered Girls, Empowered Future – Bringing Local Solutions to Ending Child, Early and Forced Marriage to the Global Stage

On 12 June 2018 we partnered with Girls Not Brides, United Nations agencies and NGOs to organize a roundtable event in Geneva. This event was held to mark one year since the United Nations (UN)...

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Education is like oxygen for us

Those are the words of Shadia*, an adolescent refugee girl living in Dadaab refugee camp in northern Kenya. She knows that she cannot survive and thrive without a good education. She knows it’s the...

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Save the Children's youth advocate in the spotlight at High-Level Political Forum

Co-written by Aya Abu Sitteh, Advocacy and Communications Officer, Save the Children Jordan

Inspiring real and lasting change in the lives of children around the world should always remain high o...

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Learning about refugee learning: five ways to make youth participatory action research work

Co-written with Aya Abu Sitteh, Advocacy and Communications Officer, Save the Children Jordan...

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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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Meet Hiba: our youth delegate at UNGA71

See the UN General Assembly in New York through the eyes of Hiba on Twitter and Instagram. ...

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Every Last Child deserves an education

The need of education for all refugee and displaced children has been the focus of the #EveryLastChild launch in Geneva. Attended by 35 representatives of Permanent Missions in the United Nations,...

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Preventing a lost generation: refugee children must learn

This first appeared on Thomson Reuters Foundation News....

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Healing Amer’s inner wounds

By the age of 13, Amer* had lived in a besieged area, witnessed four massacres, and suffered three injuries before escaping the war in Syria and seeking refuge in Za’atari Camp in Jordan. For...

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We can't afford to have a lost generation of children in Za'atari Camp

Two million children inside Syria and 700,000 Syrian refugee children are out of school as a result of the crisis in Syria. Some of the most excluded children live in Za'atari camp in Jordan, where...

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