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Save the Children shields education from attack at International Safe Schools conference

Last week, government delegations from almost 100 states, and over 50 organisations from the UN, civil society and academia gathered in Palma de Mallorca, Spain to discuss steps to ensure better...

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Healing and recovery through education in emergencies

Children at one of Save the Children’s temporary learning spaces in Qayyara Airstrip IDP Camp, Iraq © Dario Bosio/DARST/Save the Children ...

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Save the Children in DRC launches ‘Protection of Children living in Conflict’ report

On the 4th April 2019, Save the Children in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) launched their ‘Protection of Children living in Conflict’ report. This report showcased the findings from various...

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Save the Children India gets children to set the agenda for General Elections 2019

India is the world’s largest democracy and in a few weeks, will hold its General Elections. The pace of the 2019 General Elections is already building up with various political parties forming...

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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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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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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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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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What can we learn from campaigns run by the world’s children and young people?

Save the Children’s Patrick Watt reports back from some INGO soul searching on ‘Engaging a New Generation’...

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The role of children in reimagining democracy: what would it take for a generation of children to be considered part of democratic societies?

Co-authored by Sarah Rose (Head of Advocacy Impact Accountability and Learning at SCI) and Ulrika Cilliers (Global Advocacy Manager, SC Denmark). Published first on Civicus....

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Government of Mali adopts bill on Universal Health Insurance

On 20 June, the Government of Mali adopted a bill on Universal Health Insurance (RAMU in French). RAMU is a new social protection system in health that aims to provide the Malian population with a...

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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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