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Steve joins global partnership to end VAC

Steve joins global partnership to end VAC

Save the Children South Africa’s CEO Steve Miller has been appointed as a member of the Executive Committee of the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children. The Global Partnership and Fund to End Violence Against Children were launched in July 2016 by the UN Secretary-General. The Partnership is the only global entity focused solely on Sustainable Development Goal 16.2: ending all forms of violence against children (VAC) by 2030. 

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Children beheaded in the Mozambique

Children beheaded in the Mozambique

Children as young as 11 are being beheaded in the Mozambique province of Cabo Delgado, Save the Children said, as conflict continues to displace thousands. The agency recently spoke to displaced families who reported horrifying scenes of murder and grief and the loss of loved ones.

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Children lost valuable time due to Covid-19

Children lost valuable time due to Covid-19

A year into the COVID-19 pandemic, children across the world have lost an average of 74 days of education each due to school closures and a lack of access to remote learning, Save the Children said today – more than a third of the standard global 190-day school year. 

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In memory of Craig Maartens

In memory of Craig Maartens

This special fund has been set up in loving memory of Craig Maartens, who sadly passed away from COVID-19 on 2nd January 2021, leaving behind Janine, Declan, Callum and Trinity, as well as myriad friends and colleagues who are heartbroken by this loss.

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$50 billion needed children's return to school

$50 billion needed children's return to school

Fears of a lost generation in the world’s poorest countries can be quashed by investing $50 billion to ensure 136 million children can return to school safely, Save the Children said today. 

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A final showcase for health

A final showcase for health

Hosted by Malebo Edu-Care Centre in Makwane, the Child Health Awareness Day (CHAD) attracted 369 community members to receive services, information and engage with local leadership.

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