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We're campaigning for children from ethnic minorities and those living in extreme poverty. Children from ethnic minorities and children in extreme poverty are affected by very high stunting rates which undermine their capacity to survive and to learn.

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Two Years On: The Forgotten Side Of The Rohingya Crisis

As the world’s attention returns to mark the plight of Rohingya refugees who have languished in camps in Cox’s Bazar for more than two years, it is worrying that the almost 600,000 Rohingya who...

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Two years on and still waiting for justice - Why we cannot forget Rohingya children

13-year-old *Fatima is aware of the importance of school. She fled violence in Myanmar two years ago with nothing. She now lives in the world’s biggest refugee camp with her parents, two sisters...

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Myanmar Launches Campaign to Support Breastfeeding Mothers

Some of Myanmar's leading celebrities representing the village of influence in a mother's life are supporting Save the Children's campaign. 

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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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Unlocking Childhood - Voices of refugee and asylum seeker ch...

The children in this film have all experienced immigration detention in South East Asia. They hope their stories will reach those who have the power to stop children being detained. All children...

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Myanmar - End of Childhood

Globally, more than 700 million children have had their childhoods cut short. A childhood does not end by accident. The world is turning its back on millions of children, just because of who they...

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Action in ‘First 1000 Days’ vital to improving national nutrition

State Councillor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi has recognized the importance of nutrition in the first 1000 days of life and the significant role parents play in determining their children’s future, during...

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Education Safe from Disasters

Watch this animated video to see how education safe from disasters ensures uninterrupted learning for children in Asia

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Myanmar: a young girl's struggle to complete school

A short film featuring a young girl’s struggle to balance household chores and school, has won Save the Children’s inaugural Kayah State short film contest promoting the rights of children to...

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Ending malnutrition for every last child in Myanmar

While stunting in Myanmar is widespread, it is especially prevalent among children from poor, rural households. And it is even worse for children in areas of ethnic or religious conflict. Children...

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Report: Unequal Portions

Good nutrition – a healthy, balanced, adequate diet – is a matter of life or death. And the difference between surviving or thriving. It is essential for a healthy immune system, to protect against...

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Breaking the vicious cycle of poverty in Myanmar’s poorest areas

Lin Lin Kyaw is a 4-year-old living in Auk Kone Village, Laputta Township, Ayeyarwaddy Region of Myanmar. For breakfast every morning, Lin Lin Kyaw’s mother makes him rice with an egg. For lunch,...

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A People with No Place

The five mothers sitting on plastic chairs beside me were decidedly cool while I sweated in the heat that was building, even on what was a relatively cool Myanmar morning.  They were dressed in...

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