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From Nigeria to the UNGA, girl champion Maryam campaigns to end child marriage

In West and Central Africa, girls are amongst the most excluded and vulnerable groups, often faced with gender-based injustice, These often lead to to life-changing consequences such as unequal...

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Our Girl Champions write the foreword of our new Leave No One Behind report

Our Girl Champions, Xhorda from Albania, Saleha from India, and Maryam from Nigeria have teamed to together to write the foreword in our latest Leave No One Behind report. Read it below:...

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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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A doctor on the front line of the north-east Nigeria hunger crisis

In a world full of humanitarian emergencies north-east Nigeria might not be highest on the news agenda but the troubled region is facing a crisis the likes of which Africa or the world at-large...

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Launching Every Last Child in Nigeria

Nigeria has one of the highest rates of early marriage in the world - 39% of girls are married before their 18th birthday and 16% are married before their 15th birthday. This is why Save the...

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