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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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Mexico succeeds in prioritising children's needs in Election agenda

2018 is a momentous year for Mexico. It is the year in which the Mexican society will elect a new President for the next 6 years. But for the organized civil society, it is also the year where they...

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World Refugee Day: Four NGOs come together to get children back into school

"When I grow up I want to become a doctor, so that I’m able to support myself and my family.” ...

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“WHEN THE BUSES COME"

Co-written by Ahmed Bayram & Aliaa Awada...

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Reaction to G7 commitment to girls education in crises 

Originally published in Hill Times. ...

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Here’s how we can guarantee education for every refugee child 

Despite promises to the contraryhalf of the world’s refugee children – 3.7 million – are not in school. It’s time to agree a plan backed by the necessary funding to give them all an education....

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A Child Leader’s Advocacy – Nilmini*’s story

During the five years my mother and I were apart, we spoke only once a week.  ...

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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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Seizing the opportunity to deliver education to the world’s refugees

Almost two years ago, on September 19 2016, at the height of the European refugee crisis, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants....

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Where are the children in the EU’s Long-term Budget?

This week, the EU promised a budget that ‘’protects, empowers and defends’’, but who is being protected, empowered and defended in the current proposal? Europe’s children, along with their...

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How Norway made a child friendly election?

In September 2017, Norway held a general election to select a new government. For the first time ever, Save the Children Norway designed a children’s election, hoping to reach out to 5,000 children...

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How to measure complex social change? Don’t make it so complex

A few years ago, Save the Children International set out to rethink measurement systems for campaigning. As we tried to ensure the system was credible and rigorous in the eyes of our monitoring and...

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