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Nepal's Children's Act 2075 & what it means for the children of Nepal

To mark the momentous passing of the Children’s Act in Nepal, Save the Children in Nepal’s Child Rights Governance and Child Protection Advisor, Dilli Guragai, shares his views on the Children's...

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Sierra Leone launches its national strategy to reduce teenage pregnancy and child marriage! 

The inequality and vulnerability faced by women and girls in Sierra Leone is among the worst in the world. This especially the case for adolescent girls- 39% of girls are married before the age of...

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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. 

Save the Children's Every Last Child campaign in...

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What can we learn from campaigns run by the world’s children and young people?

Save the Children’s Patrick Watt reports back from some INGO soul searching on ‘Engaging a New Generation’...

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The role of children in reimagining democracy: what would it take for a generation of children to be considered part of democratic societies?

Co-authored by Sarah Rose (Head of Advocacy Impact Accountability and Learning at SCI) and Ulrika Cilliers (Global Advocacy Manager, SC Denmark). Published first on Civicus....

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Government of Mali adopts bill on Universal Health Insurance

On 20 June, the Government of Mali adopted a bill on Universal Health Insurance (RAMU in French). RAMU is a new social protection system in health that aims to provide the Malian population with a...

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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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Mexico succeeds in prioritising children's needs in Election agenda

2018 is a momentous year for Mexico. It is the year in which the Mexican society will elect a new President for the next 6 years. But for the organized civil society, it is also the year where they...

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How Norway made a child friendly election?

In September 2017, Norway held a general election to select a new government. For the first time ever, Save the Children Norway designed a children’s election, hoping to reach out to 5,000 children...

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How to measure complex social change? Don’t make it so complex

A few years ago, Save the Children International set out to rethink measurement systems for campaigning. As we tried to ensure the system was credible and rigorous in the eyes of our monitoring and...

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