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Child refugees
The EU must move from words to action to keep its promises to children

Investing in children today is key for the European Union to ensure impact of its policies, both within and outside Europe, over the long-term....

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The Forgotten Children of Yemen: why investing in war-ridden countries is a must

Co-written with: Beatriz Ochoa, Advocacy Officer, Save the Children in Yemen...

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Forget the fancy pens, learning is what matters for child refugees in Greece 

But all that changed when I visited the refugee camps in Greece and spoke with parents and children living in awful conditions. It made me realize that many children were not as fortunate as I was....

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The Long Awaited Change

For years, Mona had been so over-attached to her mother that she wouldn't stay anywhere without her, not even at school. The six-year-old girl was diagnosed with separation anxiety disorder, a...

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A Return to Education in Mosul

After drawing tanks instead of trees in ISIS schools for years, displaced kids lap up the chance to get back to a proper education

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Afghan children cannot wait

On 5 October 2016, the European Union and the Government of Afghanistan will co-host the Brussels conference on Afghanistan....

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The power of a young voice 

There are 14 kilometres separating the two villages. One, Majdal Anjar, sits right next to the Syrian border. The other, Qab Elias, lies at the foot of sloping mountains on the edge of the western...

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Los Estados deben llevarlo a la práctica – Naciones Unidas lanza las primeras directrices sobre la obligación legal de los gobiernos de invertir en los niños y niñas

Una escena de la vida cotidiana a la que no muchos prestamos atención: niños y niñas caminando a una escuela cercana. Una escuela donde aprenden a leer y escribir, y donde tienen tiempo para jugar....

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What is it like to be a refugee for 30 years?

This week brings together leaders from around the world to New York City for the UN General Assembly to discuss the topic of the growing forcibly displaced population. There are 65 million forcibly...

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Meet Hiba: our youth delegate at UNGA71

See the UN General Assembly in New York through the eyes of Hiba on Twitter and Instagram. ...

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Helping refugee children stay in education in Turkey

Save the Children's outreach worker Sevda Bahsi received a call from the school coordinator of Süleyman Shah Temporary Education Centre in Erzin, Hatay, Turkey. As a school administrator, he was...

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Nurturing future talents 

The stage is all set. The actors have rehearsed their roles and put on their theatrical outfit. The audience have taken their seats. They are ready for the moment. Ready for this ‘mini-adaptation.’...

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