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Story from our #TheInvisibles campaign for street children wins award by European Commission

Story from our #TheInvisibles campaign for street children wins award by European Commission

We have partnered with Youth Ki Awaaz to spread awareness on the lives of children on the street. Through our sustained collaboration many reporters and journalists have written emphatic articles on the stark realities of our streets.

We are proud to announce that our story of a child from UP- a state which will soon roll out its plans for the care and protection of street children- has gained global recognition and won the prestigious Lorenzo Natali Media Prize awarded by the European Commission. Read the award winning story.
 

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How to Achieve Sustainable Clean Water for Poor People

Almost 900 million people across the world, or one in eight people, do not have access to safe drinking water. At the same time, global water consumption is growing at twice the rate of population growth. At current estimates, 2025 will see at least 3 billion people finding it difficult, or even impossible to meet their basic daily water needs. With water deficit comes millions of deaths as people turn to contaminated water sources. Diarrhoea, hepatitis, cholera, and typhoid are all preventable diseases, yet run rampant in communities with water issues.

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Rain in Somaliland – Too little, too late

Save the Children media manager Devendra Singh Tak finds that in drought-hit Somaliland even when the rains come they arrive too little and too late, and sometimes seem to only exacerbate the problems faced by a beleaguered population.

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How NGOs are Creating a Better Future for Indian Children

With a massive number of well researched comprehensive programs, the impact of powerful child rights NGOs like Save the Children spans the lives of lakhs of children. The NGO, through its network of dedicated activists, grassroots workers, and notable supporters is able to make long-lasting beneficial changes to India's most vulnerable children. It achieves this monumental task through its role in policy reform, on-ground change, and empowerment initiatives. Not only does it fight the exploitative habits, but also brings about societal mindset changes.

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Drug Addiction Destroying the Lives of India’s Most Vulnerable Children

Street children face violence, sexual exploitation, and psychological abuse from their own peers, elders, and cruel adults. This is worsened by a culture of escapism - children actively seek out the next ‘high’ to find solace in their lives. Without any motivation to achieve and thrive, they channelise all their energies towards developing and sponsoring an addiction that holds them firmly in its grip. This must be understood in detail in order to identify solutions.

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