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Save the Children calls for end to child marriage in Afghanistan following horrific death of pregnant 14-year-old girl

Press Releases   •   Jul 20, 2016 14:55 +08

Save the Children calls for end to child marriage in Afghanistan following horrific death of pregnant 14-year-old girl Save the Children is urging the Afghan government to end the practice of child marriage after a 14-year-old girl was set alight last week and later died in hospital.

Bulgari and Celebrities on Behalf of Ethnic-Minority Children in Vietnam

Bulgari and Celebrities on Behalf of Ethnic-Minority Children in Vietnam

Press Releases   •   Jun 07, 2016 13:10 +08

Bulgari’s celebrity ambassadors such as Singaporean actress Jeanette Aw, Malaysian actress-producer Debbie Goh, Thai DJ-entrepreneur Hattaya Wongkrachang, and Pham Huong, Miss Universe Vietnam 2015, travelled to meet of children of ethnic-minorities in Vietnam. They participated in a first-of-its-kind visit between Bulgari and Save the Children in South-east Asia.

Around 80% of children with disabilities in Central Asia receive no formal education, Save the Children launches #everylastchild campaign

Press Releases   •   Apr 26, 2016 09:08 +08

In Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, around 80% of disabled children do not receive formal education. This fact alone recognised these children are one of the most forgotten children in Central Asia as they find themselves without proper access to good educational materials.

Nearly half of people surveyed in Asia say they faced discrimination when they were children - new research from Save the Children

Nearly half of people surveyed in Asia say they faced discrimination when they were children - new research from Save the Children

Press Releases   •   Apr 26, 2016 09:02 +08

Aid organisation reveals that millions of the world’s poorest children are being denied life-saving services because of who they are and where they live; Charity launches new campaign to reach ‘every last child’

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Save the Children welcomes Mynewsdesk as a digital press partner in Asia

News   •   May 15, 2012 11:54 +08

Save the Children is partnering with Mynewsdesk Singapore to help increase its media reach in the Asia region. The initial agreement will see Mynewsdesk as Save the Children’s digital press partner in Asia for the next two years.

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Children bear the brunt of the impact in Jakarta floods

Children bear the brunt of the impact in Jakarta floods

Blog posts   •   Jan 22, 2013 10:41 +08

As of tonight, thousands of children in Jakarta will not be sleeping in their beds at home. Instead, they will spend the night in a shared space of school or other government buildings, after they were forced from their inundated homes.

It's all about nails

It's all about nails

Blog posts   •   Jan 04, 2013 15:29 +08

It’s three weeks since typhoon Bopha, locally known as Pablo, made landfall on the eastern coast of Mindanao, Philippines; and the sound of hammering could be heard echoing throughout the community we went to for shelter assessment.

Disaster responders work through the holidays to help children and families

Disaster responders work through the holidays to help children and families

Blog posts   •   Dec 24, 2012 09:32 +08

When you’re a disaster responder you get hardened to the numbers. The millions affected. The roofs blown away. The roads broken. The schools closed. The food and water needed. You have to be hardened and focus on what has to be done. But sometimes something takes you by surprise and reminds you of the human story.

Typhoon Bopha leaves a trail of destruction

Typhoon Bopha leaves a trail of destruction

Blog posts   •   Dec 24, 2012 08:42 +08

On the night when the Typhoon hit, my house was crushed by a tree. Now I live in my father’s one bedroom house with seven other families. I am a day care worker but the day care centre was destroyed. Now there is nowhere for the small children to go. My two children live across the river and they are so scared that the storm might come back.

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Save the Children invites you to paint a part of 'The Big Picture'

Save the Children invites you to paint a part of 'The Big Picture'

Events   •   Apr 16, 2012 15:28 +08

The Association of Early Childhood Educators (Singapore), Asia Pacific Regional Network for Early Childhood, Playeum®, The Play Museum, Save the Children and SEED Institute invites children and their families to ‘The Big Picture’, to mark Global Action Week in Singapore. The annual event highlights the importance of education for all worldwide. This year, young children and their parents ar...

Apr 21, 10:00 - 13:00 +08

Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall 12 Tai Gin Road, Singapore.

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We're Campaigning for Migrant and Refugee Children in Thailand

We're Campaigning for Mig...

In Thailand, hundreds of thousands of children are at risk of falling into dangerous occupations or falling victim to human trafficking. ...

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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.

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