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Innovative app aims to reach every last child in Bangladesh

Save the Children’s innovative urban project Kolorob launched two community programmes, engaging over 580 community members at schools in Bauniabadh and Paris Road, Mirpur Dhaka in early September...

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New promises for our children

Originally published in The Dhaka Tribune....

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Turning Rights into Realities

Originally published in The Daily Star....

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Youth lead community mobilisation in Bangladesh

As part of our campaign in Bangladesh, Save the Children is working with local youth advocates and communities to raise awareness on and find solutions to challenges faced to access essential...

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Addressing health inequities in Bangladesh

Save the Children Bangladesh and its partners, for the very first time, have agreed upon a broader consensus regarding increasing health budgets and adapting need-based programming policies in line...

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Bangladesh Child Parliament – a platform to showcase adolescent children’s voice and active citizenship

The 13th session of the “Child Parliament” was held on 31 May, 2016 in Dhaka, involving 84 child parliamentarians representing 64 districts and 20 special regions. The meeting was supported by Save...

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“I get scared if I sleep alone”

Ramjan, 11, has been on the streets of Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, for more than four years. Like him, hundreds of thousands of children live on the streets, sleeping in train and bus...

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Trying to build a better life

Shafiya Khatun, aged 15 is living with her parents and two little sisters from Shyampur, Meherpur. Her parents forced her to get married when she was in the fifth grade, which resulted in her...

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Empowering daughters of sex workers to build a better future

Save the Children is campaigning for children excluded from quality education and life-saving healthcare. We are committed to doing whatever it takes to reach every last child. But, reaching every...

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