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Breakthrough in education for migrant children in Thailand  

Save the Children Thailand has been campaigning for migrant children’s rights to access basic quality education. Although an Education for All policy exists, over 225,000 migrant children are still...

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Young advocates urge Sierra Leone presidential candidates to address child rights issues for national development 

In the build up to Sierra Leone’s highly anticipated presidential debate held on the 15th February, young advocates participated in a special edition of “This Day Show” on African Young Voices TV...

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A 17 year old's journey of eliminating child marriages in her village

Originally published in The Stories of Change ...

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17-year old Saleha is shattering menstruation taboos

Saleha Khan, who grew up in a slum in Mumbai city, is breaking taboos on menstruation in her community, and challenging the hush-hush attitude with parents, teachers and the wider community....

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Empowering girls like her: Tanuja campaigns for change in India  

Tanuja lived through the harrowing experience of being a child domestic worker after she left her very poor household in the Mouli Kalitala village of Malancha in India, for the city of Kolkata...

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Children are speaking up: are we ready to listen?

Originally published in The Daily Star....

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Making politics child-friendly!

Save the Children Netherlands developed the first ever child friendly version of the Dutch coalition agreement, which contains the governments’ plans for the next four years. This child friendly...

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Tea companies and Save the Children help raise the bar for child protection

On Monday 19 February at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) in Colombo, Save the Children in partnership with Kelani Valley Plantations and Talawakelle Tea Estates...

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Books for every last child

Last year  the UNESCO Institute for Statistic published alarming new estimates of the number of children that aren’t achieving the basics in reading and maths....

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Inspiring action amongst youth with the Changemaker series

Inspiring action and raising awareness, the Changemaker Series, aims to bring together ‘changemakers’ -  political leaders, media, public figures, experts and child champions in a conversation with...

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Addressing Health Inequities in Bangladesh to reach #EveryLastChild

Bangladesh has made significant progress in lowering maternal and child mortality over the last decade, particularly in improving maternal and child health. Despite these impressive achievements,...

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AU Special Rapporteur on ending child marriage visits our programmes in Mali

Child marriage – a serious barrier to development...

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