Child Protection

Wednesday 18 October 2017

Rohingya camps a 'child protection disaster waiting to happen,' with more than 450,000 children out of school

Overcrowding, a lack of schooling and widespread desperation among the Rohingya in camps and makeshift settlements in Bangladesh are putting children at an alarming risk of exploitation and abuse, Save the Children has warned.

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Monday 18 September 2017

Alarming spike in number of Syrian refugee children out of school, exposing thousands to child marriage and exploitation

Refugee children have lost almost 700 million days of school in the last year despite pledges at UNGA to get them back in the classroom.

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Wednesday 24 May 2017

Ending violence against children grossly underfunded within the framework of international cooperation

For the first time, a review of official development assistance (ODA) to end violence against children has been done. The report Counting Pennies found that in 2015, total ODA spending was $174 billion and of that, less than 0.6 per cent was allocated to ending violence against children.

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Friday 28 April 2017

Children face increased violence and exploitation as famine looms in drought-stricken Somalia

More than a million children in Somalia are at risk of increased violence, child labour and of being separated from their families due to the devastating drought ravaging the country, new research from Save the Children has revealed.

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Tuesday 25 April 2017

Yemen: Save the Children statement on UN pledging conference

Save the Children is calling on the international community to do more to ensure aid can reach children quickly.

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