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Girls from Saptari in Nepal speak about what matters most to them

Pushpa is a 15 year old teenager from Saptari, a district in Eastern Nepal. She studies at a local community school, while her brother is sent to an urban private school. Stung by this unfair...

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Nepal launched its campaign over steaming cups of tea

“My friend stayed at a temporary shelter after the earthquake, then eloped with a boy. She became pregnant and now at the age of 16, has a child. She has stopped studying,” a teenaged girl shared...

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Turning Rights into Realities

Originally published in The Daily Star....

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¿Por qué es necesario invertir en la niñez rural de Nicaragua?

Conocer la situación real de la niñez y adolescencia de Nicaragua, saber quiénes son y cómo viven los más pequeños en el país, ha sido el objetivo del “Estudio de Exclusión Social de la Niñez y...

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Unequal Portions - A Nutrition report launched at European Development Days

Unequal Portions is Save the Children’s new report on ending malnutrition for every last child....

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Protegiendo la niñez en Tumaco

Making sure that every last child has the right to survive, learn and be protected are the main objectives of the open spaces led by Save the Children in Tumaco, Colombia. Created in some of the...

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Improving maternal and newborn health in Bolivia

The Warmi methodology, first developed by Save the Children in Bolivia in 1990, aims at reaching out to women, including those with indigenous backgrounds, and integrate them through a...

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Breaking cultural barriers to girls’ education in Wajir 

Adolescent girls in Northern Kenya are subjected to a myriad of challenges including early marriage that prevents them from accessing education and attaining their full potential. 15 year old...

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Addressing health inequities in Bangladesh

Save the Children Bangladesh and its partners, for the very first time, have agreed upon a broader consensus regarding increasing health budgets and adapting need-based programming policies in line...

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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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Adolescent girls in Nepal need to be reached now

Tara’s* eyes have an innocent gleam, and a mischievous twinkle. She is just 18, after all....

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