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Children from minority groups
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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Story of a father supporting Kangaroo Mother Care amidst opposing cultural beliefs

John Simiyu Nyongesa is a father of twins, his wife Anne Nyongesa gave birth to the twins at just 32 weeks into her pregnancy. The twin, both boys were born prematurely and weighed 1300grams and...

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“What I learnt here, I can put in practice at home, and then in the school and community”

15 people are checking and filling records and report cards titled - “Treatment registration (2 to 71 months)”. There are murmurs while they cross-check the different rows and data they are...

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What impact has the Every Last Child campaign had in 2016?

In April 2016 we launched our Every Last Child campaign in over 70 countries. In the past year, we have seen incredible successes, progress and outcomes at national, regional and international...

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Peace in Colombia: Supporting children released from the armed ranks of FARC

After more than 53 years of brutal conflict in Colombia, the country is finally on its way to peace. Over the next six months, the FARC’s (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) more than 7,000...

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Covering Incentives for Community Health Workers in Mali

On January 17, 2017, the communities of Kadiolo formally committed to taking full responsibility for the incentives of their community health workers. This is the result of a long process of...

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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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Action in ‘First 1000 Days’ vital to improving national nutrition

State Councillor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi has recognized the importance of nutrition in the first 1000 days of life and the significant role parents play in determining their children’s future, during...

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Sri Lanka begins campaign for children of migrated parents

Save the Children on 16th of December conducted an “Advocacy Forum” focusing impact of parental migration on children through which EVERY LAST CHILD Campaign was launched in Sri Lanka. The Advocacy...

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Prevención del virus Zika en América Latina

Son las ocho de la mañana y el centro de salud de Casas Nuevas abre sus puertas a mujeres embarazadas que tienen sus citas mensuales de embarazo....

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Cuento de una niña valiente de Tumaco: violencia y esperanza en Colombia

Adriana is a young girl from Tucumaco, Colombia, a region greatly affected by armed conflict, violence and inequality. This story tells of how, following the brutal murder of her father, Save the...

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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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