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'Education is the colour that brings us together'

In a country blighted with decades of conflict and poverty, education resurfaces as a tool of peacebuilding between and within Lebanese and refugee communities.

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Ending child marriage: an urgent and unfinished agenda

As a father of girls, I often pause to reflect on how my daughters’ opportunities contrast with those of earlier generations.

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Advocating to give every last girl a future

As the head of Save the Children, one of the best parts of my job is getting to meet amazing children, in the toughest places around the world, who are working to make it a better place. Maryam...

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Married at 17 an entrepreneur at 21

Co-authored by Vinita Thapa, Media &communications Coordinator, Save the Children in Nepal...

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'I dared to change'

Sultan* went to Save the Children for help, and he was not to be let down....

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“I imagine what my feelings look like’’ 

Painting for Rasha* is a colourful reflection of inner thoughts and feelings, in happy times and sad....

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“My thoughts were somewhere else’’

The burden on Bilal’s shoulders was too heavy for him to balance between work and education....

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Education is like oxygen for us

Those are the words of Shadia*, an adolescent refugee girl living in Dadaab refugee camp in northern Kenya. She knows that she cannot survive and thrive without a good education. She knows it’s the...

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‘’He is one of us’’

Majd*, 6, who lost his father and grew up with his aunt and uncle, overcomes testing times....

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Why are we bridging the gap in Bangladesh?

Most people may assume that the main challenge facing children in poorer economies, such as Bangladesh, is that of poverty. While it is certainly one of the main challenges, poor transportation,...

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Supporting children with disabilities through innovative practices in Albania

Co-authored by: Irena Celaj, Project Officer, Aida Bekic,  Regional Project Manager and Simine Alam, Regional Information and Communication Manager, Save the Children MEEE...

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‘’I can’t wait to go back’’

Nada* was turned away at three different schools because of her physical and mental challenges before finally getting accepted. Since then, she never looked back....

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