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COVID-19: Save the Children Office Closure

COVID-19: Save the Children Office Closure

On Sunday (15 March 2020), President Cyril Ramaphosa declared COVID-19 a national disaster. In the wake of this, Save the Children South Africa offices across the country will close temporarily. This closure comes into effect today, 16 March 2020 until further notice. 

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Advocating for Children

Advocating for Children

For the first time ever those working across Africa, in the interests of protecting children’s legal rights, are to be recognised at the annual African Legal Awards taking place in Johannesburg on September 4.

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Zimbabwe: Children on the frontline as climate and economic crises collide

Zimbabwe: Children on the frontline as climate and economic crises collide

Zimbabwe’s worsening food crisis is forcing children to eat only once a day and walk for hours across dry rocky terrain to collect water, according to Save the Children. The agency is warning that without a major increase in the humanitarian response in Zimbabwe, lives will be lost as children and their families adopt more extreme coping mechanisms to survive.

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SCSA appalled by the continued killing of children

SCSA appalled by the continued killing of children

Save the Children South Africa (SCSA) is saddened by the gruesome discovery of the body of eight-year-old Tazne van Wyk, in a storm water pipe outside Worcester. Tazne went missing in Elsies River, almost two weeks ago. We send our heartfelt condolences to her family.

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SA must do more to help protect children affected by conflict

SA must do more to help protect children affected by conflict

Save the Children calls on South Africa to use its non-permanent seat at the United Nations’ Security Council and its African Union Chairmanship to push for the protection of children affected by armed conflict.

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Save the Children joins forces with Club Med

Save the Children joins forces with Club Med

Save the Children South Africa has joined forces with Club Med, to improve the lives of children in South Africa. The partnership was officially launched at Club Med’s Golf Day, which was held in Midrand early this month. The event saw more R150, 000 being donated to SCSA. The money will be directed towards Early Childhood Development (ECD). 
 

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