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Children from minority groups
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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Halting the escalation of violence against children in Gaza

The rapid escalation in violence in the Gaza Strip has put the densely populated territory, home to an estimated 1m children, back on the front pages everywhere....

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Doing whatever it takes: A front-line health worker in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has made tremendous progress in healthcare, but what does that mean to the most deprived communities? Despite its achievements, the harder to reach areas are still lagging behind, the...

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Why are we bridging the gap in Bangladesh?

Most people may assume that the main challenge facing children in poorer economies, such as Bangladesh, is that of poverty. While it is certainly one of the main challenges, poor transportation,...

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Bridging the Gap: youth-led campaigning for every last child

Bangladesh boasts of a substantial youth population made up of approximately 50 million, who have the potential to contribute as partners and lead us to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals ...

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Defending her dreams at age 13: a blog by youth advocate

Originally published on Daily Star....

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From Habiganj to Rayerbazar Slum: a blog by a youth advocate

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Day of the African Child: Kenya's Children Speak Out 

As Africa marked the Day of the African Child on 16th of June 2017, Save the Children Kenya joined other Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and children for celebrations in Bungoma County, Western...

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The 70th World Health Assembly – seizing the moment to drive action on global immunisation goals

At the 70th World Health Assembly (WHA), the ultimate decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO), delegations from 194 countries – along with global health actors, including civil...

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Speaking up for the rights of Indigenous children

Every child deserves a chance to grow up healthy, learning and safe. Yet around the world millions of children are being left behind because of who they are or where they’re born. Too often these...

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Damir Džumhur becomes Save the Children’s Ambassador

Bosnia and Herzegovina’s most successful tennis player Damir Džumhur has been officially promoted today as Save the Children’s Ambassador in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Džumhur has thus confirmed his...

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Story of a father supporting Kangaroo Mother Care amidst opposing cultural beliefs

John Simiyu Nyongesa is a father of twins, his wife Anne Nyongesa gave birth to the twins at just 32 weeks into her pregnancy. The twin, both boys were born prematurely and weighed 1300grams and...

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