Mar 25, 2013 09:18 SGT New research following some of the world’s poorest children over a decade shows how inequality is holding back improvements in alleviating poverty, education, nutrition and food security, Save the Children warns. The study shows that economic growth does not automatically translate into improved lives for all children.
Tag: millennium development goals
Jan 14, 2013 08:44 SGT Save the Children’s new report 'Ending Poverty in Our Generation' outlines an ambitious new development framework which, it says, can help all countries end extreme poverty in the next 20 years. This is the first time that an organisation proposes specific new targets to replace the MDGs.
Nov 20, 2012 07:00 SGT International organizations Save the Children and World Vision are calling on the National Government to strengthen its commitment to reduce cases of child undernutrition in the Philippines, a hidden crisis that is accountable for more than a third of all child deaths worldwide—around 2.3 million in 2011.
May 24, 2012 12:07 SGT Progress towards achieving Millennium Development Goals remains a challenge for Pakistan. MDG 4 requires a two third reduction in child mortality, whereas, MDG 5 demands a reduction of maternal mortality ratio by three quarters. There is a need to accelerate the efforts to achieve the desired results by 2015.
May 08, 2012 12:01 SGT For the first time in two years, Save the Children’s State of the World’s Mother’s report does not rank Afghanistan as the toughest place in the world to be a mother.