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COVID-19: Children From Poorest Households Across The Globe Have Been Disproportionately Affected

Thursday, 10 September 2020, 4:28 pm | Save The Children

COVID-19: Children from poorest households across the globe have suffered greatest loss of family income, missed out most on education and faced the highest risk of violence at home Save the Children has conducted the largest global survey of its ... More >>

Over 200,000 Lone Child Migrants Left To Uncertain Fates In Europe

Wednesday, 2 September 2020, 3:08 pm | Save The Children

Five years since the tragic death of Alan Kurdi, Save the Children is warning that Europe has failed to address the needs of migrant and refugee children. Some 210,000 unaccompanied children sought asylum in Europe over the past five years, fleeing ... More >>

Save the Children Committed to Helping Louisiana, Texas Kids

Friday, 28 August 2020, 9:13 am | Save The Children

As Hurricane Laura moves inland after battering the Louisiana-Texas coast, bringing with it life-threatening floodwaters and powerful winds, Save the Children is working to meet the most urgent needs of children living in the areas hardest hit by the ... More >>

Bangladesh & Myanmar: Over 100,000 Babies Born In Camps In Recent Years Are Having Futures Robbed

Tuesday, 25 August 2020, 7:44 am | Save The Children

An estimated 108,037 mostly Rohingya children have been born in confinement in Bangladesh and Myanmar over the past several years, new analysis by Save the Children has found. They are living in conditions not suitable for children, with limited access to education ... More >>

‘This Is My Duty’ Humanitarian Health Workers Put Their Lives On The Line During COVID-19 Pandemic

Wednesday, 19 August 2020, 3:09 pm | Save The Children

At risk of catching the coronavirus, battling a lack of PPE and oxygen, treating patients in hostile environments while war planes drop bombs, and not being able to hug their loved ones - humanitarian health workers across the world are putting ... More >>

Warning Of Tragic ‘Covid Generation’ - Millions Of Children Hit As Education Faces $150b Of Cuts

Tuesday, 18 August 2020, 12:03 pm | Save The Children

A group of 275 former world leaders, economists and educationalists have called on G20 nations and other countries to take action to prevent the global health crisis creating a ‘COVID generation’ - tens of millions of children with no hope of ... More >>

Listening To & Talking With Our Children & Young People Is Vital With The Resurgence Of Covid19

Friday, 14 August 2020, 6:00 am | Save The Children

News of the resurgence of Covid19 in our community has caused feelings of uncertainty and anxiety amongst many of us as our everyday lives and freedoms become limited due to necessary restrictions imposed to stop the spread of the virus. Our thoughts ... More >>

Save The Children Urges For Children Hit By Beirut Blast To Be Reunited With Relatives

Thursday, 6 August 2020, 7:19 am | Save The Children

As stories emerge of children being separated from their parents after the explosion in Beirut, Save the Children is calling for the safety and wellbeing of children and their reunification with relatives to be a key part of the response. Jad Sakr, ... More >>

Save The Children Urges Businesses To Take Their Child Safeguarding Responsibilities Seriously

Tuesday, 28 July 2020, 4:49 pm | Save The Children

Today’s guilty plea in the Auckland District Court by a convicted paedophile [1] shows just how important it is for all businesses working with and for children to have thorough and robust child safeguarding policies and procedures. Save the Children ... More >>

Save The Children Fully Supports Removal Of ‘physical Force’ From Proposed Education & Training Bill

Friday, 24 July 2020, 9:09 am | Save The Children

Save the Children is in full support of removing the terminology of ‘physical force’ from the Education and Training Bill as it stands. Save the Children has been very clear in written and oral submissions to the Education and Workforce select ... More >>

10 Children Killed In The Last Four Days In Yemen

Thursday, 16 July 2020, 9:38 am | Save The Children

Save the Children reports another air strike in Yemen is has killed nine people in Al Jawf governorate, including four children. This attack comes just three days after an air raid that, according to local authorities, killed six children and two ... More >>

Save The Children Alarmed That Four Children From One Family Killed In An Airstrike In Yemen

Monday, 13 July 2020, 2:20 pm | Save The Children

Save the Children is alarmed by reports from local authorities that a family of ten, including four children, were killed in an airstrike in Hajjah province, Yemen, earlier today (Sunday 12th July). Xavier Joubert, Save the Children’s country director ... More >>

Save The Children Warns Almost 10 Million Children May Not Return To School After Covid-19 Lockdown

Monday, 13 July 2020, 7:27 am | Save The Children

A new report Save Our Education from Save the Children warns of ‘unprecedented global education emergency’. Deep budget cuts to education and rising poverty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic could force at least 9.7 million children out of school ... More >>

Save The Children: ‘This War On Children Needs To Stop Now’

Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 9:12 am | Save The Children

Milan Dinic, Country Director for Save the Children in Afghanistan: ‘We’re horrified by the ongoing attacks in Afghanistan, which continue to take the innocent lives of children. The latest attack in Helmand, which reportedly killed at least 23 civilians ... More >>

Fear And COVID-19 Stalk Children In The World’s Largest Refugee Settlement

Saturday, 27 June 2020, 5:18 pm | Save The Children

Lack of medical facilities compounds pandemic threat to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh By David Skinner Head of Save the Children’s Rohingya Response Junida Bibi's- daughter, Rehana- (9), sits by her bedside at Save the Children's Primary Health Care Centre ... More >>

Save The Children And MFAT Announce New Partnership For Impact

Friday, 26 June 2020, 6:40 am | Save The Children

Chief Executive Heidi Coetzee says, "This is a win for children in the Pacific. Children have told us what is important to them." Photo credit: Robert McKechnie, Save the Children. Today Save the Children New Zealand and the Ministry of Foreign ... More >>

Forty Percent Of Rohingya Refugee Children Are Scared Of Dying Or Losing A Loved One To Covid

Thursday, 25 June 2020, 9:25 am | Save The Children

Save the Children poised to open new Isolation and Treatment Centre in Cox’s Bazaar to help treat the sick as cases continue to rise More >>

'Anxiety, Panic Attacks' Among Displaced Syrians Highlight Critical Gaps In Mental Health Support

Thursday, 25 June 2020, 6:55 am | Save The Children

Displaced child in Syria. Photo credit: Save the Children Almost a decade of being uprooted by conflict is taking an immense toll on the mental health of Syrian children, a new paper by Save the Children revealed today[i]. They feel scared, suffer discrimination, ... More >>

Save The Children: Concerning Spike In COVID-19 Deaths Among Mexican Children

Thursday, 11 June 2020, 8:49 am | Save The Children

Mexico City - Save the Children is deeply concerned about the steep rise in the numbers of deaths and confirmed cases related to COVID-19 among Mexican children and youth. According to data from the Mexican Ministry of Health, there have been ... More >>

Rescued Rohingya Children Tell Of "nightmare" On Boats Left Adrift In The Bay Of Bengal For Months

Tuesday, 9 June 2020, 10:23 am | Save The Children

Children and youth speak of hunger, death and despair as yet another boat carrying desperate Rohingya refugees is rescued in Malaysian waters DHAKA, June 8 - Heart-breaking testimonies from Rohingya refugee children who were rescued from a boat found adrift ... More >>