Save the Children calls for end to child marriage in Afghanistan following horrific death of pregnant 14-year-old girl
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’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
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
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’
Deputy Bangkok Governor to Launch Save the Children's DRR Innovation Exhibition
Save the Children, together with the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM), the Thai Red Cross Society, and support from FamilyMart, will launch the “Interactive DRR Innovation Exhibition Opening and Student Essay Awards Ceremony” on Saturday 6 February 2016 at 12.30 – 16.30 hrs at Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Bangkok, Thailand.
Global NGO Save the Children Launches First Regional Corporate Engagement Centre in Singapore
The regional Corporate Engagement Centre (CEC) was launched yesterday with the goal of partnering multinational and local companies to build strategic, shared-value partnerships. Working with new and existing partners, the CEC, supported by the Singapore Economic Development Board, will collaborate with businesses to find opportunities for both social and business impact in Asia and globally.
Typhoon to Hit Philippines Over Easter Weekend: Hundreds of Thousands of Children at Risk
As millions of families in the Philippines prepare to celebrate the long Easter holiday weekend, pre-emptive evacuations are advised for families living in the projected path of a super storm.
Save the Children's Call to Focus on Education and Children at Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Japan
As the 3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction opens in Sendai (Japan) on 14 March, Save the Children calls for all countries to drastically reduce the impact of disasters on education.
Taking Christmas to the children of the Philippines
Over 1,500 Filipino children whose homes and communities were devastated in typhoon Haiyan are enjoying Christmas parties hosted by Save the Children. In and around the devastated city of Tacloban, seasonal events have been held at 27 child friendly spaces. While in Estancia, parties with games like pass the parcel were also arranged for typhoon-affected children.
One year on from Typhoon Bopha, families still reeling from loss of livelihoods, Save the Children says.
Increased support is needed if families are to fully recover from the impact of Typhoon Bopha on their livelihoods. A year after the category 5 typhoon, the children’s aid agency says tens of thousands are still struggling to find work to feed their families. The Typhoon, which struck on 4th December 2012, affected over six million people and left nearly 2000 dead or missing.
Large earthquake strikes Philippines, Save the Children ready to respond if needed
A 7.2 magnitude earthquake rocked the Bohol island of the Philippines on Tuesday. At a depth of 56km in a populated area, the risk for casualties and damage is expected to be high. “Save the Children aid workers are closely monitoring the situation in Bohol and stand ready to respond to the needs of affected children and their families,” said Save the Children Country Director Anna Lindenfors.
Save the Children Emergency Teams Assessing Children’s Needs in India Post-Cyclone Phailin
Save the Children emergency response teams are working with the government and local partners to quickly assess the needs of children as Cyclone Phailin continues to hit Odisha and other parts of eastern India.