Millions of children can't get a good meal, the medicines or the healthcare they need. COVID-19 has made life even tougher. Our planet is overheating, and our seas, fields and forests are being destroyed while children face more extreme weather in an increasingly unequal world.
It doesn't have to be like this. Children are leading the way towards a better world and it's time for us all to follow their lead. We must listen to their calls for action and find lasting solutions that support and protect children.
Save the Children is campaigning for and with children to call for urgent action on the climate crisis as well as inequality to create a safe, healthy and happy future for children.
are living in poverty
live in countries at 'extreme risk' of the impacts of climate change
have been pushed into poverty since 2020, following the impact of COVID-19
We have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to create a better world together by:
We are listening and following their lead. We are asking children across the world about their views on inequality and climate change throughout 2022.
Children are already leading the way towards a fairer, greener, more equal future. Here are their stories