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Mi responsabilidad es estar en casa y cuidar a mi hijo y marido

“Now, my responsibility is to be at home, taking care of my child and doing housework”. That’s what Marta, a 16 year-old- girl, mom of a newborn baby in Mexico, can expect of her future if nothing...

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Embracing the Strength and Resilience of Somali Girls

Every Last Child: A call to transform girls’ lives in Somalia...

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Children lobby for the rights of Every Last Child in Kenya

Children were the protagonists and leaders of the launch of the #EveryLastChild campaign in Kenya. Either in Nairobi or the other cities where the campaign was presented, girls and boys were the...

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Launching Every Last Child in Nigeria

Nigeria has one of the highest rates of early marriage in the world - 39% of girls are married before their 18th birthday and 16% are married before their 15th birthday. This is why Save the...

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“I get scared if I sleep alone”

Ramjan, 11, has been on the streets of Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, for more than four years. Like him, hundreds of thousands of children live on the streets, sleeping in train and bus...

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Children in remote areas are children too

Bopha, 13, is the top student in her class in remote Boeung Kachang village, located in the islands and mangrove forests of Koh Kong province. When she grows up, she wants to be a doctor, because...

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Taking a Stand for Girls Like Asha and Aminatta at Women Deliver

When Asha was just 13 years old, her parents moved away, so she had to move in with her aunts in Tanzania. Because her aunts wouldn’t pay her school fees, she had to drop out of school. That same...

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Trying to build a better life

Shafiya Khatun, aged 15 is living with her parents and two little sisters from Shyampur, Meherpur. Her parents forced her to get married when she was in the fifth grade, which resulted in her...

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Healing Amer’s inner wounds

By the age of 13, Amer* had lived in a besieged area, witnessed four massacres, and suffered three injuries before escaping the war in Syria and seeking refuge in Za’atari Camp in Jordan. For...

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Addressing the Poverty Barriers So We Can Reach Every Last Child

Extreme poverty in childhood is a major global barrier to ensuring every last child has the opportunity to survive, learn and be protected. It affects roughly 600 million children in poorer...

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A fashion show in Iraq

As part of Save the Children's Child Protection program in Iraq, displaced girls in Dohuk governorate, participated in knitting and sewing workshops at Save the Children's Child Friendly Space in...

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Ugandan campaign ambassador creates a song for every last child

Kansiime Anne, a leading comedienne, actress, singer and TV host in Uganda has joined hands with Save the Children to spread the message and create awareness around our campaign - Every Last Child....

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