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World is More Than 450 Years Off Target from Meeting Child Poverty Promise

World is More Than 450 Years Off Target from Meeting Child Poverty Promise

The world is 452 years away from delivering on the promise of ending extreme child poverty, new figures commissioned by Save the Children show.

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Save the Children South Africa Calls for Urgent Early Intervention

Save the Children South Africa Calls for Urgent Early Intervention

As parents and children prepare to start or return to school this week, Save the Children South Africa is calling for urgent intervention and investment in early childhood education.

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I Bet You Never Knew Violence against Children Costs SA R238 Billion

I Bet You Never Knew Violence against Children Costs SA R238 Billion

Surely, you already know that the violence crime against children in South Africa is worrying. But then, nobody would have imagined that it cost SA R238 billion just in 2015. It was yesterday that the Gauteng government revealed that violence against children in the country doesn’t only threaten the safety of SA kid but also take away a huge sum of money the country could have used to better the lives its citizens.

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16 Days of Activism: Save the Children South Africa

16 Days of Activism: Save the Children South Africa

This was revealed in a study by the UBS Optimus Foundation, which further revealed that victims of sexual abuse are 4,9 times more likely to abuse drugs later in life - compared to those who were not sexually abused as children. 

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Losing Everything but Hope

Losing Everything but Hope

A story about 5 year old Sabelo who lost everything during the recent flash floods in Johannesburg.

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On Behalf of the Families in Alexandra Township: THANK YOU

On Behalf of the Families in Alexandra Township: THANK YOU

A heartfelt thank you from all of us at Save the Children South Africa on behalf of the families you helped us support in Setswetla, Alexandra Township.

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