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Monday 22 August 2016

New Report: China ranks 11th on child prosperity with promising outcomes for children in health, gender and employment dimensions

 

 

 

Save the Children calls for G20 Ministers at China summit to adopt pro-poor policies, makes tax fairer to promote child wellbeing

A new report ranks China eleventh out of the world’s 19 largest economies for child wellbeing, with strong outcomes in health, gender and employment dimensions relative to its peers. Germany ranked first for the second time running, while France was second and Japan third, according to the report of Save the Children’s Child Prosperity Index released on Friday.

Wednesday 27 April 2016

Four in ten adults worldwide claim their childhoods blighted by discrimination – new research from Save the Children

Aid organisation launches new campaign to reach ‘Every Last Child’ globally in around 100 countries including China.

Friday 8 April 2016

Wenjing Overcomes Childhood Scars

Left with scars caused by hot water scalding at the age of 2, Li Wenjing (right of photo) who is now 11 years old, has always been introverted by nature. Ashamed of the physical marks left by the burn, she used to hide behind doors, away from other children, at a Save the Children’s “Home of the Children”. The only people she felt comfortable being around with were her 3 younger siblings.

Monday 18 January 2016

Over 12 million children have better educational opportunities through IKEA Foundation, Save the Children and UNICEF partnership

Left with scars caused by hot water scalding at the age of 2, Li Wenjing who is now 11 years old, has always been introverted by nature.

Thursday 14 January 2016

FORMER DANISH PRIME MINISTER HELLE THORNING-SCHMIDT APPOINTED TO LEAD SAVE THE CHILDREN INTERNATIONAL

 Save the Children International announces the appointment of Helle Thorning-Schmidt as its new Chief Executive. The former Danish Prime Minister replaces Jasmine Whitbread as head of the umbrella organisation for the Save the Children movement, the world's leading independent children's charity, with responsibility for programmes reaching over 55 million children in 120 countries.

Sir Alan Parker, Chairman of Save the Children International, said:

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