Campaigning in North West Balkans


We're campaigning for the Roma children and their access to education and healthcare. Poverty affects an overwhelming majority of Roma families in the Balkans. They lack proper housing, employment, income and access to health services. 

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The border games: Standing up for refugee children on World Refugee Day

Today thousands of children around the world not only have to face the horrors of conflict which force them to leave behind their homes, but they also suffer a long and perilous journey in search...

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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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Time to go all in: pre-school education for every last child 

Save the Children in North West Balkans has been supporting access to quality Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) programs for the past 10 years in Bosnia and Herzegovina. To

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Damir Džumhur becomes Save the Children’s Ambassador

Bosnia and Herzegovina’s most successful tennis player Damir Džumhur has been officially promoted today as Save the Children’s Ambassador in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Džumhur has thus confirmed his...

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Inclusive Education Walks the Walk in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Una is one of some 1000 children with disabilities from Una-Sana Canton: a remote, north-western part of Bosnia and Herzegovina that will benefit from the services of two centres for development...

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You and Me. The Same Love.

Children’s book “You and Me: the Same Love” tells six stories about children who are excluded from normal social life because of their special characteristics – being children with disabilities;...

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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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Discrimination hinders development of Roma children in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Roma children continue to be left behind from progress that other children have seen in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Without far-reaching changes in the treatment of minorities in many segments of the...

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Svako dijete, bez izuzetka/Every Last Child

Kako bi se osiguralo da svako dijete ima jednake šanse da preživi, kao i pristup zdravstvenoj zaštiti, obrazovanju i drugim osnovnim servisima, bez obzira na to ko je i odakle dolazi, Save the...

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Defying exclusion – every last child deserves a good start

To be born deaf mute is hard enough. To be born deaf mute into a Roma family adds another layer of difficulty. And if that family is mostly illiterate, that’s down right impossible. Yet, this is...

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