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Day of the African Child: Kenya's Children Speak Out 

As Africa marked the Day of the African Child on 16th of June 2017, Save the Children Kenya joined other Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and children for celebrations in Bungoma County, Western...

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Learning about refugee learning: five ways to make youth participatory action research work

Co-written with Aya Abu Sitteh, Advocacy and Communications Officer, Save the Children Jordan...

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One deadline we can’t afford to miss

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Holding the African Union Member States accountable to children

Worldwide, more than 700 million women and girls, alive today, were married before their 18th birthday. Despite the progress, the figures are still alarming - 125 million African women and girls...

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LAC region launches a campaign to protect migrant children

More than 30,000 children and adolescents from El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico returned to their countries of origin in 2016, leaving them vulnerable and at risk of violence....

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Robbing our children of their childhood

Originally published on The Daily Star...

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Ensuring fair share of children in 2017-18 budget

Originally published in the Financial Times. ...

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Pre-budget consultation is institutionalizing child participation in the government’s budget making process 

“We will hold consultations with children every year” assured Mr. Hedayetullah Al Mamoon, Senior Secretary, Ministry of Finance while speaking at a ‘Pre-Budget consultation with children’ on 18 May...

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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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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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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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