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Back to the future: Quality education through respect, commitment and accountability

Back to the future: Quality education through respect, commitment and accountability

The challenges confronting today’s youth range from socio-economic, to holding leaders accountable, and, above all, to forging a culture of mutual respect across race, class and gender lines.
 

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Save the Children's Role in Fight Against Malnutrition Hailed

Save the Children's Role in Fight Against Malnutrition Hailed

Save the Children South Africa’s (SCSA) role in the fight against malnutrition has been praised by government and community members in Limpopo.  The organisation, in partnership with the provincial government, held a Child Health Awareness Day in Mashashane Village on 14 June 2018. This was part of SCSA’s health and nutrition project called Sireletsa Bana.
 

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A drive to empower ECD centres on child protection

A drive to empower ECD centres on child protection

Save the Children South Africa has embarked on a drive aimed at equipping ECD practitioners with the tools to take care of children and enhance their resilience to violence.  The primary focus is on prevention of violence against children, reducing the amount of violence that children are exposed to, upskilling children and parents to identify, report and respond to violence.
 

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AFGHANISTAN: ATTACK ON SAVE THE CHILDREN COMPOUND

AFGHANISTAN: ATTACK ON SAVE THE CHILDREN COMPOUND

It is with profound sadness that we can confirm three Save the Children staff members were killed earlier today in an attack on our office in Jalalabad, Afghanistan.

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An Africa Reimagined Raises R1.5 Million for Children

An Africa Reimagined Raises R1.5 Million for Children

Save the Children’s second annual gala raised over R1.5 million for vulnerable children in Africa. 

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Counting the Cost of Underage Marriages in South Africa

Counting the Cost of Underage Marriages in South Africa

While the law gives parents the right of consent on child marriages, children have no say in the matter. This leaves them vulnerable to decisions usually based on financial gain for the parents.

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