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Child refugees
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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A classroom they call home

Walking into this tent in the Bekaa informal settlement, there are many things that one will instantly notice....

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Tarek's heavy bag

His black duffle bag is full to the brim. He drags it along the floor and straps the drawstring on his shoulder with two consecutive moves. Today’s journey has begun....

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Life buoys for children in the Mediterranean

As Norway is fading into a summerly state of hibernation, Save the Children Norway has launched a social media campaign to remind politicians and the public that the crisis in the Mediterranean Sea...

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Forgotten crisis, forgotten children

On 7 July 2016, Save the Children in Yemen launched a film to tell the stories of children affected by the conflict. Since the beginning of the war, over 1,000 children have been killed and...

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Providing aid for 4-year-old Meah

The four-year-old Meah* was left behind by her own mother at Surat Thani shelter in southern Thailand in March 2015.  Back in December 2014, Meah, her mother, and her baby sister were caught by the...

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Education innovation turns refugee children to film makers

When I visited Maban County in Upper Nile state in 2012, the county was overwhelmed by refugees from Blue Nile state in Sudan. Thousands of children arrived every day – totally exhausted after...

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Norway: they listened to us!

Success!...

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Children’s education is too important to be a casualty of war

Co-authored by Helle Thorning-Schmidt, CEO Save the Children International and Julia Gillard, Board Chair Global Partnership for Education...

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Hope, in the most dangerous city in the world

At first glance, driving through central San Salvador is much like other Central American cities – or a North American city, for that matter. Passing through the palm-lined streets spotting...

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Niños, niñas y adolescentes piden a los estados que los protejan frente a la violencia

26 representantes de 10 países de América Latina y El Caribe se reunieron en Montevideo, Uruguay, y elaboraron propuestas a las autoridades para enfrentar el acoso y la violencia en entornos...

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Children and adolescents urge states to protect them against violence

26 representatives from 10 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean met in Montevideo, Uruguay, and made proposals to the authorities to face harassment and violence in virtual environments....

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