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Child refugees
La música, una herramienta de paz

Camilo is only 14 years old but has already experienced tough situations in his life. He and his family had to leave their native Medellin after the murder of his mother. The new city, Tumaco, in...

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Supporting teenage mothers in the world's largest refugee camp

Crawling on the floor, clutching to some toys and occasionally trying to hold on to chairs and pull to a stand, baby Nasir and baby Fathi enjoy the environment in the office, perhaps fascinated by...

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Campaigning against temporary residence for unaccompanied minors in Norway

On 26 May Save the Children Norway handed in a petition with over 16,500 signatures to the Parliament asking its members to vote NO to the government’s proposal to extend the scheme of temporary...

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Campaigning for every last child in Palestine

If we could take just one example of where the marginalization, poverty and discrimination are dramatic barriers for the development of children by preventing their access to education, healthcare...

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A striking photo series on refugee children by Patrick Willocq

Award-winning photographer Patrick Willocq has produced a striking new series of images depicting what it’s really like to be a refugee child. The photos, commissioned by Save the Children in...

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"We deserve to live in peace"

Atta* is a 15 year old boy from Al Mrawah district of Hodeida. He is one of the many kids affected by the Yemen conflict, which has left more than 80% of the population in need of humanitarian aid,...

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Every Last Child deserves an education

The need of education for all refugee and displaced children has been the focus of the #EveryLastChild launch in Geneva. Attended by 35 representatives of Permanent Missions in the United Nations,...

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Preventing a lost generation: refugee children must learn

This first appeared on Thomson Reuters Foundation News....

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Embracing the Strength and Resilience of Somali Girls

Every Last Child: A call to transform girls’ lives in Somalia...

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Healing Amer’s inner wounds

By the age of 13, Amer* had lived in a besieged area, witnessed four massacres, and suffered three injuries before escaping the war in Syria and seeking refuge in Za’atari Camp in Jordan. For...

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A fashion show in Iraq

As part of Save the Children's Child Protection program in Iraq, displaced girls in Dohuk governorate, participated in knitting and sewing workshops at Save the Children's Child Friendly Space in...

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The most excluded children must be protected from violence in order to survive and learn

Violence is at the core of the harsh reality faced by the most deprived children all over the world. Violence can drive children into a status of marginalisation and the most marginalised children...

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