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"No Vaccine For Hunger" This World Food Day: Save The Children Launches Appeal To Tackle Global Hunger Crisis

Friday, 15 October 2021, 8:45 am | Save The Children

Save the Children today launched its end of year appeal ahead of tomorrow’s World Food Day aimed at raising much-needed funds to help prevent thousands of children dying of hunger. With an estimated 5.7 million children under five on the brink of ... More >>

Save The Children And Peppa Pig Launch Mindfulness Month Ahead Of World Mental Health Day

Friday, 8 October 2021, 12:00 pm | Save The Children

A new campaign from Save the Children and Peppa Pig launched this week is aimed at encouraging mindfulness in young children. Timed to coincide with World Mental Health Day on Sunday 10 October, the month-long campaign includes a virtual kid’s ... More >>

MYANMAR: More Than 76,000 Children Displaced By Violence Since Coup, With Pregnant Women Forced To Give Birth In Forest

Tuesday, 5 October 2021, 11:24 am | Save The Children

More than 76,000 children in Myanmar have been forced to flee their homes since the coup on 1 February as armed conflict has erupted in several parts of the country, Save the Children said today. Most of the displaced children are living outside in ... More >>

Save The Children Launch Child Rights Education Programme To Empower Kiwi Kids

Tuesday, 28 September 2021, 9:39 am | Save The Children

Save the Children is today launching a new education programme for schools that aims to teach Kiwi kids about their rights under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. The free online programme has been developed by educators at Save the ... More >>

Urgent Inquiry Needed Into "Demeaning And Inhumane" Culture At MSD

Wednesday, 8 September 2021, 6:09 am | Save The Children

A group of the country’s leading frontline beneficiary and child rights organisations are calling for a select committee inquiry into what they dub the "demeaning and inhumane" processes and culture at the Ministry of Social Development’s ... More >>

‘Superhero’ campaign aims to empower Kiwi kids in lockdown

Friday, 3 September 2021, 9:32 am | Save The Children

Save the Children’s ‘superhero’ campaign aims to empower Kiwi kids in lockdown A new super heroes campaign aimed at empowering children through New Zealand’s latest COVID-19 outbreak and lockdown launches today from child rights organisation ... More >>

One Year After Beirut Blast, Economic Crisis Pushes Families Further Into Hunger, Says Save The Children

Tuesday, 3 August 2021, 10:06 am | Save The Children

Hundreds of thousands of children in Lebanon are going to bed hungry, Save the Children warned today, with parents unable to pay for basics such as food, electricity and medicine. The gap in finances needed to buy basic goods has skyrocketed 550 percent ... More >>

NORTH WEST SYRIA: Save The Children Condemns Attacks Killing At Least 13 Children In Three Days In Ceasefire Zone

Monday, 19 July 2021, 11:10 am | Save The Children

Save the Children said at least 13 children have been killed in a wave of violence in North West Syria, over the last three days. Since Thursday, ongoing artillery attacks and airstrikes have been targeting civilian areas in the ceasefire zone in ... More >>

$1million Bequest From Kiwi Siblings Enables Maternal Health Programme In Nepal

Sunday, 11 July 2021, 4:38 pm | Save The Children

Save the Children New Zealand will launch a new programme aimed at providing maternal and newborn services to thousands of families in north-west Nepal thanks to a generous $1million gift in the will of two Auckland siblings. The new health programme is ... More >>

Save The Children Says Violence Against Children In Aotearoa Must Stop

Thursday, 1 July 2021, 5:00 pm | Save The Children

Save the Children New Zealand is outraged by the recent examples of violence against children in Aotearoa - including the video of an Oranga Tamariki staffer assaulting a vulnerable child in care. "In just five short days, there have been three ... More >>

Kiwis Give $130k To Feed Fijian Families In Need

Thursday, 24 June 2021, 12:26 pm | Save The Children

Hundreds of Fijian children going hungry after COVID-19 decimated their families’ incomes will receive life-saving grocery packs thanks to the generosity of Kiwis giving to Save the Children New Zealand’s emergency appeal. Launched three weeks ... More >>

Save The Children: ‘Saudi Led Coalition Gets A Free Pass To Destroy Children’s Lives In Yemen Yet Again’

Tuesday, 22 June 2021, 9:45 am | Save The Children

Despite killing and maiming at least 194 children in Yemen in 2020 according to UN verified data, the Saudi and Emirati led coalition gets a green light to continue destroying children’s lives in Yemen, Save the Children warned today. In a disheartening ... More >>

Media Statement Re: Sir Ian Hassall's Passing

Wednesday, 16 June 2021, 3:38 pm | Save The Children

Save the Children New Zealand’s Chief Executive Heidi Coetzee says Sir Ian Hassall will long be remembered as a staunch advocate for children, who dedicated his career to making the world a better place for children here and around the world. "Over ... More >>

Save The Children Calls For Help To Feed Fijian Children In Need

Wednesday, 2 June 2021, 6:56 am | Save The Children

Save the Children staff with the life-saving grocery packs for families in need Save the Children New Zealand has today launched an emergency appeal to help feed hundreds of Fijian families decimated by COVID-19. As cases of COVID-19 continue ... More >>

Save The Children Calls For Governments To Address Global Education Crisis

Tuesday, 1 June 2021, 11:28 am | Save The Children

Save the Children New Zealand is joining a global call for leaders to address the worldwide education crisis that has seen hundreds of millions of children shut out of their learning. More than 1.5 billion learners around the world have had their ... More >>

Save The Children Welcomes Lift In Benefits Announced In Budget 2021

Thursday, 20 May 2021, 2:33 pm | Save The Children

Save the Children is welcoming the Government’s lift in benefit rates announced today in Budget 2021 but is urging the Government to be courageous in its investment to lift children out of poverty. Today’s announcement of an increase in the main ... More >>

Almost 60 Children Killed In Gaza In The Last Week Alone

Monday, 17 May 2021, 2:21 pm | Save The Children

Save the Children is calling for an immediate ceasefire by all parties, as 58 children[i] in Gaza and two children in southern Israel have been killed in the last week. More than a thousand people in Gaza, including 366 children[ii], have also been injured. ... More >>

Save The Children Says New Government Approach To Tackle Family And Sexual Violence Must Include Children’s Voices

Thursday, 6 May 2021, 11:56 am | Save The Children

Save the Children New Zealand welcomes today’s announcement by Government of an inclusive multi-agency approach and consultation to challenge the country’s horrendous rates of family and sexual abuse. "Family violence and child abuse rates in ... More >>

Save the Children Welcomes Child Protection Act Changes

Wednesday, 17 March 2021, 3:04 pm | Save The Children

Save the Children New Zealand welcomes today’s urgent retrospective law change to close a loophole that meant hundreds of sex offenders had to be removed from the national child sex offender register last month. More >>

I Can Go Without Food, But My Children Can’t." Children And Families In Lebanon Face Critical Days As Curfew Begins

Friday, 15 January 2021, 3:26 pm | Save The Children

BEIRUT, 15 January: The start of Lebanon’s 10-day curfew on Thursday, in the middle of a month-long lockdown, threatens the health and safety of vulnerable children as their families are running out of food and medicines while children miss out on ... More >>