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Climate March London: Action on climate change must happen

Friday 27 November 2015 by Robbie McIntyre

Save the Children’s Robbie McIntyre explains why he will be joining Climate March London ahead of UN climate change meetings next week.

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Why we need a renewed focus on children’s early years

Thursday 19 November 2015 by Tom Rahilly

Reading is the key to a child’s future. It unlocks their potential and opens up a world filled with possibilities. Yet many children leave primary school unable to read well. Sign our petition to call on the government to invest in children’s vital early years.

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We can’t let refugees rely on luck alone

Tuesday 10 November 2015 by Dorothy Sang

Save the Children’s Dorothy Sang reports from a refugee camp in Croatia.

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South Sudan: Thousands of children separated from their parents

Friday 30 October 2015 by Alice Klein

Thousands of children in South Sudan have been separated from their parents due to fighting. We’re working hard to reunite these children with their families.

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Refugee crisis: “Mothers wrapped their babies in rubbish bags trying to keep them dry.”

Wednesday 28 October 2015 by Kate O'Sullivan

Save the Children worker Kate O’Sullivan is on the ground in Lesvos, Greece. She reports on the devastating impact that storms have had, and warns of the danger for children as winter sets in.

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DR Congo: Model Poppy Delevingne sees how we help keep babies alive

Monday 26 October 2015 by Save the Children

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is one of the worst places in the world to be a child. Poppy Delevigne travelled to the country to discover the work we’re doing there to protect children.

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Save the Children at the party conferences

Monday 26 October 2015 by Emma Wagner

Party conference season has ended and MPs have returned to Westminster where the parliamentary fun and games begin again. Conference is key moment for Save the Children to engage with and influence politicians; so what have we learned about the current state of the parties and how our work resonates?

While the set piece speeches, fringe events and gossip were all present and correct, the differences in feel, themes and narrative were stark.

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Child refugee crisis: News from the frontline

Friday 23 October 2015 by Voices from the Field

We report on the desperate situation for refugees traveling through Europe.

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Nepal six months on: Stories from our teams

Friday 23 October 2015 by Ben Brill

The earthquake that hit Nepal on 25 April killed more than 9,000 people and devastated millions more lives. Here, four Save the Children team members who’ve played important roles in the response reveal what it’s meant for them.

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Data and realising the right to food: tracking progress on hunger and malnutrition

Tuesday 20 October 2015 by Marie Rumsby

Governments around the world have affirmed the right of everyone to have access to safe and nutritious food, consistent with the right to adequate food and the fundamental right of everyone to be free from hunger. This basic human right was one of the topics discussed at the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) in Rome last week, where 137 Governments gathered.

How do we know if governments are delivering against this commitment and fulfilling their responsibilities to their citizens?

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