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Chronic malnutrition affects 46.5% of children under five in Guatemala. This has a wide-spread effect on the socio-economic development of the nation; it affects children's physical and mental development and their susceptibility to sickness,...

This study seeks to explore and examine, from the viewpoint of working children and adolescents, the actual or non-existent contribution of work to achieve the desired life plan, considering the different features of life that have an impact on...

In many countries across the world, the odds of children surviving to celebrate their fifth birthday have improved considerably in recent years. Today, 17,000 fewer children die every day than was the case in 1990 and the global under-five child...

This edition of Save the Children Sweden’s local newspaper Barn focuses on the expiration of the Millennium Development Goals and the subsequent adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals. Vietnam’s street children, ethnic minorities, and the...

Haiti Earthquake: Five Years On

2015 - Haiti, Jamaica, St Kitts ...

January 12th, 2010, marked a particularly tragic day in Haiti’s history. The effects of the earthquake on the country’s already impoverished population and infrastructure were immediate and catastrophic; out of a population of over 10 million, an...

As part of the YouthSave project, Save the Children carried out financial education activities in Colombia, Kenya, and Nepal to teach adolescent youth how to make the best use of their savings accounts and about sound personal financial...

School Children's Health in Déssalines, Haiti

2015 - Haiti, Jamaica, St Kitts ...

Haiti’s situation has improved considerably after the devastating 2010 earthquake, which caused over 250,000 deaths in a population of ten million inhabitants. However, inequality prevails, and extreme poverty affects more than half (54%) of...

In December 2014, the Central American Learning Circle on Child Rights and Local Development held its 5th Seminar of Local Stakeholders in Montelimar, Nicaragua, under the slogan “Building strategic alliances to promote child rights”. During the...