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Children from minority groups
Ensuring Giorgi gets the education he deserves

Giorgi  is a 10-year-old boy who was born with Down syndrome. He uses wheelchair and has a speech disorder. Until now, Giorgi was unable to learn and fulfil all his potential because no school was...

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Children lobby for the rights of Every Last Child in Kenya

Children were the protagonists and leaders of the launch of the #EveryLastChild campaign in Kenya. Either in Nairobi or the other cities where the campaign was presented, girls and boys were the...

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Taking a Stand for Girls Like Asha and Aminatta at Women Deliver

When Asha was just 13 years old, her parents moved away, so she had to move in with her aunts in Tanzania. Because her aunts wouldn’t pay her school fees, she had to drop out of school. That same...

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Ugandan campaign ambassador creates a song for every last child

Kansiime Anne, a leading comedienne, actress, singer and TV host in Uganda has joined hands with Save the Children to spread the message and create awareness around our campaign - Every Last Child....

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A People with No Place

The five mothers sitting on plastic chairs beside me were decidedly cool while I sweated in the heat that was building, even on what was a relatively cool Myanmar morning.  They were dressed in...

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Defying exclusion – every last child deserves a good start

To be born deaf mute is hard enough. To be born deaf mute into a Roma family adds another layer of difficulty. And if that family is mostly illiterate, that’s down right impossible. Yet, this is...

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Social accountability as a stepping stone for children in Malawi

Save the Children is working to ensure every last child has the opportunity to survive and learn. One of the ways we will achieve this is by calling for fair finance....

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Campaigning with and for children in Bolivia

Children in Bolivia have proved that child participation can bring about significant change. Two years ago, child workers staged a demonstration in the streets of La Paz to make their voices heard...

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Every Last Child - the world's invisible children

Delphine received a losing ticket in the lottery of birth. She lives with her father and two brothers in a single-room makeshift mud and thatch hut on the fringes of Mbuji Mayi, a sprawling...

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Community health workers saving children's lives in hard to reach areas

Each year more than six million children under the age of five die of preventable causes. Nearly two million of these deaths are attributable to just three causes: pneumonia, diarrhoea and malaria....

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