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After Yolanda: What Children Think, Need and Recommend

A consultation, co-organised by Save the Children, Plan International, World Vision and UNICEF, highlights the importance of ensuring children are involved in rehabilitation efforts and processes. Children spoke openly about their fears of wind, rain, waves, ghosts, alcohol consumption amongst adults, as well as their parents' loss in livelihoods, which may require them to drop out of school.

Attacks on Education

Attacks on Education

Documents   •   Jul 12, 2013 11:00 +08

Key Findings: - Of the nearly 50 mil children aged 6 to 15 out of school in conflict-affected countries in 2011, 28.5 million were primary school children, over half of them girls. - In 2012, there were over 3,600 documented attacks on education, including violence, torture and intimidation resulting in death or grave injuries, shelling of schools and recruitment of children by armed groups.

Superfood for Babies: How overcoming barriers to breastfeeding will save children's lives

In the report, Superfood for Babies, Save the Children estimates that 830,000 babies could be saved each year if all mothers practiced exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of a child's life and transitioned to complementary feeding after.