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Child Marriage criminalised by law in Mozambique

After almost two years of extensive collaborative and advocacy work, the Parliament in Mozambique approved the Law on Prevention and Combat of Premature Unions (child marriages). The new law aims...

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Little heroes and their journeys in finding strength

Zinah Mohammed is an Advocacy and Campaigns Coordinator for our Iraq Country Office. In this blog, she tells us about the “Let’s Protect Them” campaign she ran in Iraq and the impact it has had on...

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The Power of Us – Three inspirational young women inspired to use their power for change after Women Deliver 

Earlier this month, more than 50 colleagues from all over Save the Children came together in Vancouver, Canada, to advocate for gender equality and the rights of girls and women at Women Deliver...

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The Power of Us, and our Capacity to Empower Women in Childbirth

Earlier this month, I represented Save the Children at Women Deliver 2019, the world’s largest gender equality conference, to help with overall logistics and to advocate for our main Health and...

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How will you use your power?

I studied at a Peruvian public school for women and they have never told us how to protect ourselves from a pregnancy. My parents always watched over my education and told me that I had to go to...

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Diary of a Changemaker: Shalini at the Women Deliver conference 2019

Shalini is a 24 year old young changemaker from India who got the chance to represent the issues of many young girls in India at the prestigious Women’s Deliver Conference 2019, due to a joint...

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Scaling up education to transform the lives of Uganda’s refugee children 

Last year, Uganda launched its Education Response Plan for refugees and host communities – the first multi-year plan of its kind worldwide. It highlights how we can empower more than half a million...

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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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