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Children with disabilities
Inclusive Education in Za'atari

Fouad *, 5, lives in Za'atari refugee camp in Jordan. He was born with a genetic muscle disease from the waist down that prohibits him from walking or standing up. He has been living in Za’atari...

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Preventing Zika Virus in Latin America

Zenobia del Carmen Fletes Lopez is 26 years old and three months pregnant. Despite having not completed primary school, she is well informed about symptoms associated with the Zika virus and the...

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Books and Toys for a More Inclusive Education

 Kushtrim is a nine-year old boy from Zaskok (a small village in the Municipality of Ferizaj, Kosovo). In his first year of life, he was diagnosed with Syndrome Vest, which is manifested with...

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Community Based Services for Children with Disabilities- Andria’s Journey

Andria* is a 7-year old child with diagnosed with Down syndrome. He is a very quiet child: no facial expressions; no body movements- just quietly sat in his toddlers’ carriage. He does not walk and...

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Reaching Out To Albania’s Most Excluded Children

Co-written with Chiara Bassetti, Global Communications Intern...

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Inclusive Education in China- A Day in the Life of Jiawei

Co-Written with Chiara Bassetti, Global Communications Intern ...

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Inclusive education in China

Acknowledging that educational inclusion is an important step toward an inclusive society, Save the Children in China launched an inclusive education campaign with UNESCO, One Foundation (Founded...

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Los Estados deben llevarlo a la práctica – Naciones Unidas lanza las primeras directrices sobre la obligación legal de los gobiernos de invertir en los niños y niñas

Una escena de la vida cotidiana a la que no muchos prestamos atención: niños y niñas caminando a una escuela cercana. Una escuela donde aprenden a leer y escribir, y donde tienen tiempo para jugar....

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Helping refugee children stay in education in Turkey

Save the Children's outreach worker Sevda Bahsi received a call from the school coordinator of Süleyman Shah Temporary Education Centre in Erzin, Hatay, Turkey. As a school administrator, he was...

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Khaled: Brought in back from the heat 

It is summer, a time usually associated with vacations, camps and long stays in tents outdoor- in the lap of Mother Nature. It is a time when people look to enjoy a well-earned holiday after a long...

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Georgia: Working together to ensure inclusive education

On 19 July after a long negotiation, UNICEF, Open Society Georgia Foundation, Save the Children and World Vision signed a four party Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to support an implementation...

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Breaking barriers

Hripsime, from Armenia, used to spend most of her days on her own and was isolated from the world around her. She has hearing difficulties and can only communicate through sign language. She tried...

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