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Save the Children Georgia leads the Inclusive Education System Strengthening Efforts on Legislative and Policy Levels

Equal opportunities in education are vital for the effective realization of other human rights. While the legislation of Georgia explicitly provides the fundamental right to education and prohibits...

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Save the Children China’s Inclusive education campaign event in partnership with IKEA

In order to mark International Children’s Day on the 1st of June 2018, Save the Children China joined hands with its long-term global partner, IKEA, to organise a public event in Chengdu Store to...

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Know me for my abilities!

On 21 March 2018 in Yerevan, Armenia, Sargis, a ten-year-old boy with Down syndrome decided to break the country’s norms and wear a waiter’s apron to help a bakery sell some of their goods as part...

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A boy with the will of steel 

In Nepal, like many countries in Asia, child born with disabilities are considered a burden on the family and often separated from the family or institutionalized....

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Children helping children: the key to inclusivity

With a sparkle in her eyes, Risma quietly told me that she likes chocolate so much. Just like any other kids that like chocolate, Risma is no different. Since she was three years old her mother...

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Creating a strong family unit

This 12 year old boy may not be able to walk due to his physical disabilities. But he loves to cook and soon he could be whipping up some real food....

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Going for gold

Who would have known this girl, who made Bangladesh proud when she became the Winner of Highest Gold Medals in the Special Olympics in 2015, was once a victim of social negligence....

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Changing through photography

Wu LinXiu was never a talkative girl and always seemed to be unduly scared of something. She rarely speaks to her teacher or her friends and never looked her classmates in the eye....

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Supporting him to develop self-esteem and educational skills

Arjon is a smiling boy age 16, who is benefiting from Save the Children’s new supported centre for children with disabilities in Durres. Arjon was diagnosed with cerebral palsy in his first year of...

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Supporting children with disabilities through innovative practices in Albania

Co-authored by: Irena Celaj, Project Officer, Aida Bekic,  Regional Project Manager and Simine Alam, Regional Information and Communication Manager, Save the Children MEEE...

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‘’I can’t wait to go back’’

Nada* was turned away at three different schools because of her physical and mental challenges before finally getting accepted. Since then, she never looked back....

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Save the Children announces Ruby Lin as our new goodwill ambassador

We are proud to announce that well-known actress, producer and singer, Ruby Lin is now our goodwill ambassador in China. Ruby Lin will help us raise public awareness about the rights of children...

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