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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’

Children want voters to elect candidates with track records on promoting good health of young moms and their babies

Press releases   •   May 12, 2013 20:11 +08

Believing that mother’s health and complete well-being are key to bringing up healthy children, a group of children and children advocates on Mother’s Day in the Philippines calls on voters to choose candidates whose track records show concrete legislative actions that promote the health and the protection of the rights of mothers—particularly young moms—as well as their children.

Asia ‘biggest cause for concern’ in battle to save lives through breastfeeding, says Save the Children

Asia ‘biggest cause for concern’ in battle to save lives through breastfeeding, says Save the Children

Press releases   •   Feb 18, 2013 09:11 +08

Breastfeeding rates are declining across Asia Pacific, despite new research estimating that 830,000 babies could be saved globally each year if new mothers around the world breastfed immediately after giving birth.

Save the Children urges UN Panel to adopt plan to end extreme poverty within 20 years

Press releases   •   Jan 14, 2013 08:44 +08

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.

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We don't know when the next typhoon will come

We don't know when the next typhoon will come

Blog posts   •   Aug 24, 2012 22:17 +08

Water has receded in areas and some people are starting to clear the mud but communities are apprehensive and concerned the clean up effort may be in vein if a new typhoon develops.

In Pakistan, health workers are crucial in delivering life-saving support to newborns and mothers

In Pakistan, health workers are crucial in delivering life-saving support to newborns and mothers

Blog posts   •   Jun 04, 2012 15:42 +08

About 100,000 Lady Health Workers (LHWs) and 4,000 Community Midwives (CMWs) exist at community level in Pakistan. But provincial governments need to invest much more so the most vulnerable and hardest to reach families get the help they need.

Falling short to achieve MDGs in Pakistan

Falling short to achieve MDGs in Pakistan

Blog posts   •   May 24, 2012 12:07 +08

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.