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World Leaders: Take urgent action against child mortality

The world has halved the number of children dying of disease and poverty but this historic progress is at risk.

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  • Global Day of Action 2013
    Global Day of Action 2013
  • Race For Survival 2013 Rajasthan, India Film
    Race For Survival 2013 Rajasthan, India Film
  • World Marathon Challenge - Carrera por la Supervivencia Infantil
    World Marathon Challenge - Carrera por la Supervivencia Infantil
  • Race for Survival 2013
    Race for Survival 2013

Growing up is hard enough.
It shouldn’t be a race for survival.
Yet every five seconds a child dies from poverty.
Let’s end this injustice.

Be Inspired

Race for Survival: Photo Exhibition in India

By Hemant Acharya, Save the Children IndiaSave the Children is the leading, independent child rights organisation working across 120 countries across the world. In India we work in 15 states on programmes that are aimed at reducing infant and child ...

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Life should not be a Race for Survival

By Hadiza Aminu, Save the Children, NigeriaMost of the time, I ignore my alarm when it rings. But on the morning of 23rd October 2013, I could not wait for the sun to come up. It was Save the Children’s Global Day of Action and Nigeria was joining 67 ...

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Global Day of Action in Japan: Children’s Participation in Advocacy

By Miki Yoshimura, Save the Children JapanMarking the climax of the EVERY ONE campaign, Save the Children Japan conducted a visit to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and met with Hiroshi Minami, the Deputy Director General for Global Issues and ...

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Photos

Children participate in #Race4Survival around the largest refugee camp in Iraq
  • Children participate in #Race4Survival Belgium
  • Children participate in #Race4Survival Afghanistan
  • Children participate in #Race4Survival Tanzania
  • Children participate in #Race4Survival Spain
  • Children participate in #Race4Survival India
  • Children participate in #Race4Survival South Africa
  • Children participate in #Race4Survival South Africa
  • Children participate in World Marathon Challenge USA
  • World Marathon Challenge US
  • Children participate in #Race4Survival Philippines
  • Children participate in #Race4Survival Philippines
  • Children participate in #Race4Survival North West Balkans
  • Children participate in #Race4Survival North West Balkans
  • Children participate in #Race4Survival Mongolia
  • Children participate in #Race4Survival Kenya
  • Children participate in #Race4Survival Kenya
  • Children participate in #Race4Survival Italy
  • Children participate in #Race4Survival Italy

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