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A win for children with disabilities in China 

Co-authored with Wang Xingxing...

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Ensuring fair share of children in 2017-18 budget

Originally published in the Financial Times. ...

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Pre-budget consultation is institutionalizing child participation in the government’s budget making process 

“We will hold consultations with children every year” assured Mr. Hedayetullah Al Mamoon, Senior Secretary, Ministry of Finance while speaking at a ‘Pre-Budget consultation with children’ on 18 May...

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The 70th World Health Assembly – seizing the moment to drive action on global immunisation goals

At the 70th World Health Assembly (WHA), the ultimate decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO), delegations from 194 countries – along with global health actors, including civil...

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“Every day I console grieving mothers and witness the devastating impacts of drought on children.”

I’ve worked for Save the Children in Somalia for the past five years, regularly travelling across the country to visit the communities we support....

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Save the Children’s Emergency Support to Over 1 million people in Somalia 

As I am Save the Children’s Area Manager in Puntland, as soon as I heard that the drought situation was being announced as the most severe Category 1, I knew it was all systems go put in. While we...

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Speaking up for the rights of Indigenous children

Every child deserves a chance to grow up healthy, learning and safe. Yet around the world millions of children are being left behind because of who they are or where they’re born. Too often these...

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Let’s Shift The Needle To ‘Chhotus’ And ‘Gudiyas’ Of India’s Streets

Blog originally appeared on NDTV Every Life Counts....

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#Fearless - campaigning for children on the move

In a time where the refugee crisis went from public outrage to fear. In a time where Swedish politicians decided to go from openness to a ”European minimum” in live tv. In a time where bombs were...

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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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