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Illustration: Takayo Akiyama / Save the Children...

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Giving birth as bombs are falling

Illustration: Takayo Akiyama / Save the Children...

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Will it be the end?

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Mali: Head of State approves free healthcare for all children under 5 and pregnant women

After years of calls from civil society, the Mali government has just announced concrete steps to provide free healthcare for pregnant women and children under five as part of the country’s effort...

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Facing sexual violence in Huánuco, Peru

Jhamshary makes a difference...

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Priyanka – defender of children’s rights

18-year-old Priyanka is in tenth grade in Meherpur, Bangladesh. She can confidently say that after finishing her final exams next year, she will be the first member of her family to go to college....

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Nepal's Children's Act 2075 & what it means for the children of Nepal

To mark the momentous passing of the Children’s Act in Nepal, Save the Children in Nepal’s Child Rights Governance and Child Protection Advisor, Dilli Guragai, shares his views on the Children's...

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From Nigeria to the UNGA, girl champion Maryam campaigns to end child marriage

In West and Central Africa, girls are amongst the most excluded and vulnerable groups, often faced with gender-based injustice, These often lead to to life-changing consequences such as unequal...

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Sierra Leone launches its national strategy to reduce teenage pregnancy and child marriage! 

The inequality and vulnerability faced by women and girls in Sierra Leone is among the worst in the world. This especially the case for adolescent girls- 39% of girls are married before the age of...

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First 1,000 Days bill signed into law in the Philippines

On 29 November 2018, the First 1,000 Days bill was signed into law in the Philippines. Now Republic Act 11148, the law will ensure care for pregnant women and their child, from the start of the...

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Let us keep children safe in and around schools

This Universal Children’s Day (20th November), I am reminded of a group of young girls whom I met in a “char” (remote rural area) in Lalmonirhat, Bangladesh several years ago. These girls faced so...

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Myanmar Launches Campaign to Support Breastfeeding Mothers

Some of Myanmar's leading celebrities representing the village of influence in a mother's life are supporting Save the Children's campaign. 

Save the Children's Every Last Child campaign in...

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