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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 >>

New Research Shows Kiwi Parents Using Positive Discipline Practices Despite Knowledge Gap

Sunday, 20 December 2020, 2:04 pm | Save The Children

A new study released today shows Kiwi parents predominantly use positive discipline to guide and shape their children’s behaviour – but some struggle to find quality information. The study – Understanding the positive discipline practices of parents ... More >>

Trail Of Destruction Slowly Emerging After Cyclone Yasa Smashes Fiji

Friday, 18 December 2020, 4:53 pm | Save The Children

Reports of immense damage left by Cyclone Yasa are beginning to emerge after the cyclone tore across Fiji overnight. After reaching category 5 ‘super’ status on Wednesday, Cyclone Yasa tracked further north than predicted and made landfall ... More >>

World On Brink Of Nutrition Crisis, Save The Children Warns

Tuesday, 15 December 2020, 3:28 pm | Save The Children

A new report released by Save the Children today warns that the world is on the brink of a nutrition crisis, with pandemic-related malnutrition projected to kill an average of 153 children a day over the next two years if action is not taken. ... More >>

Peppa Pig Joins Highlight Children’s Rights

Friday, 20 November 2020, 3:45 pm | Save The Children

One of the world’s favourite children’s characters – Peppa Pig – today joined Save the Children at Auckland’s Glenavon School to support children’s rights on World Children’s Day. More >>

Save The Children Joins Call To Raise Income Support Before Christmas

Monday, 9 November 2020, 1:47 pm | Save The Children

Save the Children New Zealand has joined a super group of more than 50 unions, children’s organisations, service providers and church groups calling on the Government to raise benefit rates before Christmas. The NGOs have signed an open letter addressed to ... More >>

Fears For Children’s Safety As Families In Turkey Caught In Aftermath Of Earthquake

Saturday, 31 October 2020, 1:51 pm | Save The Children

Save the Children is deeply concerned for children and their families after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck in the Aegean Sea, affecting the western coast of Turkey, and parts of Greece. Several buildings have collapsed in the Turkish city of Izmir with ... More >>

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 >>