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New Research Reveals Racism, Inequities And Under-resourcing Failing To Protect Children Under Five In New Zealand

Tuesday, 28 May 2024, 10:13 am | Save The Children

Racism, discrimination, under-investment in parenting and a broken care and protection system are failing to protect New Zealand’s youngest children at risk of violence and neglect, according to a new report from Save the Children. More >>

Palestinian Children Who Fled Gaza’s War Haunted By Nightmares And Anxiety

Friday, 24 May 2024, 9:09 am | Save The Children

Since the war started in Gaza on 7 October more than 60,000 Palestinians, including over 5,500 medical evacuees, have crossed the border into Egypt seeking refuge and healthcare. More >>

Over 700 Children Flee Northern Kharkiv As Fighting Intensifies

Wednesday, 22 May 2024, 9:22 am | Save The Children

At least 700 children have been evacuated from border towns in Ukraine's northern Kharkiv region after intensified fighting displaced thousands, many of whom have been forced to flee multiple times, said Save the Children More >>

GAZA: Families Fleeing Rafah Say They Are Being ‘killed Slowly’ As Forced To Move Again

Wednesday, 15 May 2024, 2:58 pm | Save The Children

Israeli bombardment from the air, land, and sea continuing to be reported across much of the Gaza Strip with fighting intensifying. Vital supplies like fuel, medicine, and other aid, are running out in Gaza with the Rafah and Kerem Shalom crossings ... More >>

Afghanistan: About 40,000 Children Lose Homes After Heavy Rains And Flash Floods In Baghlan Province

Wednesday, 15 May 2024, 4:41 am | Save The Children

About 40,000 children have lost their homes in northern Afghanistan after torrential rains and flash floods ripped through villages and swamped farmland, said Save the Children. More >>

It’s Not Safe And It’s Not Clean, But People Believe They Are Leaving Something Worse Behind

Friday, 10 May 2024, 8:36 am | Save The Children

Photo credit: Bisan/Save the Children Thousands of children and their families are desperately trying to flee Rafah but the so-called expanded ‘humanitarian zones’ to which they are heading have very limited space, water or sanitation, according ... More >>

Children And Young People Must Be At The Heart Of New Mental Health Legislation: Save The Children

Wednesday, 8 May 2024, 2:23 pm | Save The Children

Child rights organisation Save the Children says children and young people must be meaningfully consulted with and their voices included in any changes to mental health and wellbeing legislation. More >>

Critical Aid Supplies To Keep Children Alive Blocked As Israel Takes Over Final Land Crossing - Save The Children

Wednesday, 8 May 2024, 9:16 am | Save The Children

The takeover by Israeli forces of the Rafah crossing and the closure of the Kerem Shalom crossing are blocking the last remaining entry points for aid and lifelines for children in Gaza, says Save the Children. More >>

Save The Children Warns Of Deadly Consequences For Children Following New Relocation Orders For Families In Rafah

Tuesday, 7 May 2024, 10:53 am | Save The Children

A night of intense bombardment in Rafah, killing at least 22 people including eight children. There has been no coordination between Israeli authorities and aid agencies via formal humanitarian coordination structures. More >>

Children In The Pacific Face Increasing Levels Of Violence

Tuesday, 7 May 2024, 5:44 am | Save The Children

Released today, Save the Children’s ' Pacific Regional Child Protection Situational Analysis’ shows child protection risks have increased in the Pacific over the past five years due to COVID-19, increased migration, climate change, and digital connectivity. More >>

GAZA: Injured Children Struggling To Recover Amid Decimated Health System After Witnessing Horrific Scenes

Thursday, 2 May 2024, 9:39 am | Save The Children

Over six months of war in Gaza, the rate of attacks on healthcare in Gaza has been higher than in any other recent conflict globally, according to Save the Children analysis. More >>

Kiwi Kids Say YES To Keep Ka Ora, Ka Ako, Healthy School Lunches

Wednesday, 1 May 2024, 5:47 pm | Save The Children

Results from Save the Children’s poll show 95% of the approximately 3500 children aged between 5-17-years surveyed are in support of "keeping" or "expanding" the programme, while just 3% of children surveyed (94 children) are in favour of removing the programme ... More >>

Heat-stricken Bangladesh Extends School Closures - Save The Children

Wednesday, 1 May 2024, 10:40 am | Save The Children

Bangladesh has ordered the closure of all primary and secondary schools for another week following country-wide closures last week brought about by a heat wave which kept about 33 million children out of school as temperatures soared past 42C (108F). More >>

GAZA: Aid Workers Find Ghost Town And Children Living Amid Rubble In Khan Younis

Friday, 26 April 2024, 2:25 pm | Save The Children

Now Khan Younis is a ghost town, with people returning in small numbers to protect what remains of their properties or retrieve belongings while lone children roam the streets seeking water and other supplies. More >>

Pedal Power: Community Health Workers In Cote d’Ivoire Get On Their Bikes To Tackle Malaria In Remote Villages.

Thursday, 25 April 2024, 12:50 pm | Save The Children

Malaria is endemic in Cote d’Ivoire which is listed among the top 10 countries with the most cases of the disease. In 2022 the West African nation which has a population of about 28 million accounted for 3% of all malaria cases globally, according to ... More >>

‘Nowhere Is Safe’ For Children In Occupied Palestinian Territory With At Least 24 Children Killed In Gaza And West Bank

Wednesday, 24 April 2024, 11:03 am | Save The Children

At least 24 children have reportedly been killed in three days of violence in the occupied Palestinian territory including 21 children killed by airstrikes in Rafah, and at least three children killed in Israeli force raids in a refugee camp in Tulkarm ... More >>

Gaza: Rate Of Attacks On Healthcare Higher Than In Any Other Conflict Globally Since 2018

Tuesday, 23 April 2024, 9:10 am | Save The Children

The rate of attacks per month on healthcare in Gaza since the beginning of the war has been higher than in any other recent conflict globally, standing at an average of 73 attacks each month, according to new analysis by Save the Children. More >>

Humanitarian Appeal For 2024 Critically Underfunded, Raising Just 1/5 Of Amount Raised To Rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral

Tuesday, 16 April 2024, 2:44 pm | Save The Children

In the first 105 days of 2024, the amount of money raised for the humanitarian crisis in Sudan is less than a fifth of what was pledged in just two days to rebuild the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, Save the Children said. More >>

Over 250 Humanitarian And Human Rights Organisations Join Call To End Arms Transfers To Israel, Palestinian Armed Groups

Saturday, 13 April 2024, 5:42 am | Save The Children

A statement demanding this action, which was initially issued in January with a signee list that included sixteen major humanitarian and human rights organisations, has in recent months grown substantially to over 200 organisations as the war in Gaza ... More >>

Ukraine: March The Most Dangerous Month For Children Since Last Summer

Friday, 12 April 2024, 11:16 am | Save The Children

With 11 children killed and 46 more injured, March 2024 has become the most dangerous month for children in Ukraine since July last year, Save the Children said today. According to latest UN figures, at least 57 children were killed or injured in Ukraine ... More >>





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