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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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Know me for my abilities!

On 21 March 2018 in Yerevan, Armenia, Sargis, a ten-year-old boy with Down syndrome decided to break the country’s norms and wear a waiter’s apron to help a bakery sell some of their goods as part...

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Cambodia on its way to quality education as education budget increases to 2.4 percent  

In recent years, the Royal Government of Cambodia has been steadily increasing budget investment for Ministry of Education Youth and Sport (MoEYS). However, the details of how the budget was...

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Myanmar takes first public steps to fight Breast Milk Substitute

Myanmar has now taken first public steps towards a yearlong campaign to fight BMS (Breast Milk Substitute) and support breastfeeding. It was definitely not an easy feat for Myanmar to endorse a...

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Refugee Education: the time to act is now 

Over half of the world’s registered refugees of school age – some 3.5 million children – are not in school. Refugee children are five times less likely to attend school than other children. Even...

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Parliament in Nepal passes a bill to outlaw chhaupadi

In July last year, a 15-year-old girl was found dead in a shed in Achham district, Nepal. She was a ninth grader at the local Rastra Bhasha Secondary School. The police officer investigating the...

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