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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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Inclusive Education in Za'atari

Fouad *, 5, lives in Za'atari refugee camp in Jordan. He was born with a genetic muscle disease from the waist down that prohibits him from walking or standing up. He has been living in Za’atari...

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Early marriage – a legacy that Syrian girls will bear long after the war ends 

Sahar* is one of too many who fall victim of child marriage, but among the very few willing to speak out about it.

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Children’s education is too important to be a casualty of war

Co-authored by Helle Thorning-Schmidt, CEO Save the Children International and Julia Gillard, Board Chair Global Partnership for Education...

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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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Campaigning against temporary residence for unaccompanied minors in Norway

On 26 May Save the Children Norway handed in a petition with over 16,500 signatures to the Parliament asking its members to vote NO to the government’s proposal to extend the scheme of temporary...

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Preventing a lost generation: refugee children must learn

This first appeared on Thomson Reuters Foundation News....

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Healing Amer’s inner wounds

By the age of 13, Amer* had lived in a besieged area, witnessed four massacres, and suffered three injuries before escaping the war in Syria and seeking refuge in Za’atari Camp in Jordan. For...

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The most excluded children must be protected from violence in order to survive and learn

Violence is at the core of the harsh reality faced by the most deprived children all over the world. Violence can drive children into a status of marginalisation and the most marginalised children...

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Syrian children have the right to go to school

There are 1.4 million school-age children affected by the war in Syria who are living as refugees in the neighbouring countries: Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, Iraq and Egypt. More than half of these...

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