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Still left behind? New research underscores the need for urgent action

“The SDGs are achievable, we’re just not achieving them”...

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Reaction to G7 commitment to girls education in crises 

Originally published in Hill Times. ...

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Here’s how we can guarantee education for every refugee child 

Despite promises to the contraryhalf of the world’s refugee children – 3.7 million – are not in school. It’s time to agree a plan backed by the necessary funding to give them all an education....

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Seizing the opportunity to deliver education to the world’s refugees

Almost two years ago, on September 19 2016, at the height of the European refugee crisis, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants....

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How to measure complex social change? Don’t make it so complex

A few years ago, Save the Children International set out to rethink measurement systems for campaigning. As we tried to ensure the system was credible and rigorous in the eyes of our monitoring and...

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Learning from Promising Practices in Refugee Education

Originally published on GEM Report....

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Feria Educativa por el Día Mundial del Manejo de la Higiene Menstrual

Co-authored by Ana Lizbeth Jimenez, Volunteer at Save the Children Bolivia...

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One deadline we can’t afford to miss

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Ensuring every last refugee child is in school and learning

A joint initiative by Pearson, UNHCR and Save the Children is looking to identify and promote promising practices in the field of refugee education....

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Breaking barriers so that all children with disabilities can learn

First published on Huffington Post.
Fred was born blind. Growing up in rural Malawi, there was no expectation that he would get an education, and the village school was not set up to meet his need...

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Child delegates advocate for girls' rights at the UN

Last week, Save the Children’s New York Advocacy Office (NYAO) was honored to host two of our youth delegates, Leslie and Ayah, for the International Day of the Girl Child.  Leslie comes from an...

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Girls have 'mountain to climb' to achieve same opportunities as boys

Co-authored by Helle Thorning-Schmidt, CEO of Save the Children International, and Kevin Watkins, CEO of Save the Children UK...

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