Global Campaign

Tuesday 7 April 2020

Save the Children launches its biggest ever appeal to protect children from COVID-19

Aid organisation seeks to raise $100 million in urgent race to help save millions of lives

Save the Children warns that the global coronavirus pandemic threatens to devastate children’s health and education, and cause unprecedented protection needs. In the largest appeal in its 100-year-history, the agency is aiming to raise $100 million to urgently keep children and their families safe during the global COVID-19 outbreak, the most serious threat to global health and security in modern times.

Monday 30 March 2020

Press Release: Slow coronavirus response to cost millions of lives in poorest countries

LONDON, March 27, 2020 – Swift action to contain the spread of coronavirus would save at least three million lives in sub-Saharan Africa and south Asia according to new research from Imperial College, but this prediction understates the number of lives at stake, warns Save the Children.

Tuesday 11 February 2020

Over 55,000 grave crimes committed against children in African conflict zones in five years alone

 

There have been more than 55,882 grave violations against children in conflict affected areas in Africa between 2014 and 2018 according to new analysis by Save the Children [1].  This includes children being killed, maimed or sexually assaulted - despite commitments by African leaders to end all wars on the continent by 2020.

 

Monday 25 November 2019

"When we exclude women, everyone pays the price".

Monday 21 October 2019

Sierra Leone Girl Champion participate in Campaign to end child early forced marriage in Spain

 From 6 to12 October 2019, Save the Children Sierra Leone participated in a media campaign calling attention to child early forced marriage in commemoration of International Day of the Girl Child in Madrid, Spain.

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