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Children participate in photo & art exhibition, telling their story of life on the street

It was not very difficult to spot Sahra amongst the 150 odd attendees at the Photo and Art Exhibition on street working children under the Every Last Child Campaign held on November 30, 2017 at...

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#Move4Children: a celebration of child rights 

On National Children’s Day (14 November), Save the Children India initiated #Move4Children to mobilise people in the lead up to Universal Children’s Day. A series of activities took place across 13...

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Children call on South Sudanese government to end child marriage 

On the 9th of October 2017, a petition to end child marriage was presented to the government of South Sudan by Advocates without Borders, Save the Children’s partner in the petition. Over 100...

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The future is ours to win

The Kayany Foundation School inspires girls to work hard and dream big....

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I want to fly

Nour lives by himself with no family around, but this hasn’t stopped him from chasing his dream....

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A boy with the will of steel 

In Nepal, like many countries in Asia, child born with disabilities are considered a burden on the family and often separated from the family or institutionalized....

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Children helping children: the key to inclusivity

With a sparkle in her eyes, Risma quietly told me that she likes chocolate so much. Just like any other kids that like chocolate, Risma is no different. Since she was three years old her mother...

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Creating a strong family unit

This 12 year old boy may not be able to walk due to his physical disabilities. But he loves to cook and soon he could be whipping up some real food....

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Going for gold

Who would have known this girl, who made Bangladesh proud when she became the Winner of Highest Gold Medals in the Special Olympics in 2015, was once a victim of social negligence....

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Changing through photography

Wu LinXiu was never a talkative girl and always seemed to be unduly scared of something. She rarely speaks to her teacher or her friends and never looked her classmates in the eye....

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"This is all I wanted"

Six years of wait come to an end as Fatima enters a classroom for the very first time....

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Participatory spaces help to empower children and adolescents

Kamila Blanco is an adolescent from El Salvador. She participated in the advocacy and campaigns regional workshop and shared her thoughts with us in a diary:...

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