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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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Why Invest in Girls?

The 61st Session on the Commission of the Status of Women (CSW) took place for two weeks earlier this Month.  The priority theme “Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Changing World of Work” covered...

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A journey to the heart of Afghanistan’s returnee crisis

The chatter of machine gunfire is unmistakable....

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Ensuring every last refugee child is in school and learning

A joint initiative by Pearson, UNHCR and Save the Children is looking to identify and promote promising practices in the field of refugee education....

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Let girls grow up as equal citizens

This blog first appeared on The Daily Star publication....

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Save the Children signs a MoU with human rights lawyer to petition against Child Marriage

Save the Children and Advocates Without Borders (a group of Human Rights Lawyers in practice in South Sudan) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to mount a legal challenge before Supreme...

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Not just another Valentine’s Day: Malawi changes the child marriage law!

It is 5:00AM, the weather looks promising, the day looks very bright as well. Tiyamike* smiles as she yawns and reluctantly wakes up to face the day, after all its Monday, and she needs to go...

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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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Banning Corporal Punishment in the Sindh Province, Pakistan

After a decade of advocacy efforts by Save the Children and partners, physical and humiliating punishment (PHP) has been banned in Sindh province of Pakistan. PHP is the most common form of...

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Hundreds gather urging Government to drop the 'special provision'

Hundreds of teenage girls, guardians and rights activists gathered at the Central Shaheed Minar, Dhaka on 18 January demanding the removal of the special provision from the draft Child Marriage...

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