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6,000 children reunited with families after years of separation in South Sudan

From the moment I boarded the flight to Bentiu in northern South Sudan, I knew it was going to be an emotional journey. I was part of a team travelling to meet five children who had been separated...

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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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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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Promising Practices in Refugee Education

In March 2017, Save the Children, with Pearson and UNHCR set out to increase awareness of the important work happening in the refugee education sector; demonstrate the diverse ways in which...

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Refugee Education Crisis Looming in Uganda

With nearly one million refugees expected to have crossed the border from South Sudan to Uganda by the end of this month, Save the Children is calling for education to be put at the centre of a...

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“If my children fail to go to school…they will be like town dogs who roam”

These are the shocking words of Barbara*, the mother of Sofia*, aged 12, and Renato, aged 1, who fled the conflict in South Sudan last year and reached the safety of a refugee settlement in Uganda....

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Restoring Hope, Rebuilding Futures

A plan of action for delivering universal education  for South Sudanese refugees in Uganda....

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Save the Children signs a MoU with human rights lawyer to petition against Child Marriage

Save the Children and Advocates Without Borders (a group of Human Rights Lawyers in practice in South Sudan) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to mount a legal challenge before Supreme...

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Schoolchildren mark launch of Every Last Child campaign with poetry

Thousands of schoolchildren joined policy makers to take part in the launch of the Every Last Child campaign in seven locations across South Sudan....

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Education innovation turns refugee children to film makers

When I visited Maban County in Upper Nile state in 2012, the county was overwhelmed by refugees from Blue Nile state in Sudan. Thousands of children arrived every day – totally exhausted after...

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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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What happens to education in conflict situations?

Child Refugees in South Sudan talk about the importance of education in their lives and how much they miss it...

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Escaping child marriage in South Sudan

Ayen is a 15-year-old girl from Bor in South Sudan. When war broke out in Bor, she fled to Awerial County with her father and step-mother. While in Awerial, Ayen was told by her father that she...

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