20 Oct 2014
No child is born to die. And no mother should die giving birth. Yet every year millions do. Save the Children is campaigning to end this injustice.
Millions of children are in danger of abuse, neglect, exploitation and violence. We keep the most vulnerable children safe from harm.
Despite high enrolment levels in South African schools, pass rates are low. Education standards are especially poor in townships, rural areas and former homelands.
Nearly every government in the world has promised to protect, respect and fulfill the rights of children. In South Africa, these rights are still violated.