100 years ago, a courageous woman named Eglantyne Jebb founded Save the Children in response to the terrible suffering children were facing as a result of war.
Armed with ideas ahead of her time, Eglantyne Jebb changed the course of history when she declared that all children should have rights. This revolutionary idea sparked a global movement aimed at making the world a better place for children. It also helped shape the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Learn more about our history by scrolling through the timeline below.