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Refugee mothers in Greece return to “school” and become an inspiration for our teachers

It’s 3.30 in the afternoon and I walk under the Greek hot sun through Skisto camp, where hundreds of refugees and migrants have been living for more than 1 and a half years waiting for their asylum...

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“If my children fail to go to school…they will be like town dogs who roam”

These are the shocking words of Barbara*, the mother of Sofia*, aged 12, and Renato, aged 1, who fled the conflict in South Sudan last year and reached the safety of a refugee settlement in Uganda....

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Uganda - Make or break for the global refugee compact

Originally Appeared on Huffington Post UK...

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Away for too long: World Refugee Day

On the occasion of World Refugee Day, Save the Children joins four Syrian adolescents as they discuss life away from home. ...

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Creating Opportunities: How refugee and migrant teenagers stranded in Greece are building their futures

From our experience in humanitarian crises, we’ve seen refugees and migrants actively creating new businesses and social initiatives to create a community and to fill gaps in services. In Jordan's...

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Time to deliver on our promise of support 

Co-written by: Brechtje Vanlith, Country Director in Save the Children Uganda...

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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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#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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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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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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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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