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Government of Telangana Partners With Save the Children for Promoting Better Girl Safety

Government of Telangana Partners With Save the Children for Promoting Better Girl Safety

Save the Children congratulates the Government of Telangana for promoting a culture of comprehensive safety of children and women in schools and colleges across the state. The government, along with the Women Safety Wing, has partnered with Save the Children and Lead Life Foundation for the implementation of a 2-year long ‘Volunteering Programme’. This programme aims to establish well-equipped, youth-led ‘Safety Clubs’ to cater to children, girls, and women. 

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Highlights of Save the Children's Work on Health & Nutrition in December 2019

Highlights of Save the Children's Work on Health & Nutrition in December 2019

A round up of various activities organized by Save the Children's Health & Nutrition team in the month of December 2019.

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Children Needed Greater Centrality in Union Budget 2020, says Save the Children

Children Needed Greater Centrality in Union Budget 2020, says Save the Children

Focus on Children, especially the most vulnerable, is integral to ensuring that the Union budget contributes towards building the desired Aspirational India and a Caring society. While recognizing the focus on women, Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Other Backward Classes (OBC), children needed greater centrality in Hon’ble Minister’s 2020 Union Budget speech and stated priorities.  

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1.4 Million Children in India Could Die in The Next Decade Unless More is Done to Fight Pneumonia

1.4 Million Children in India Could Die in The Next Decade Unless More is Done to Fight Pneumonia

Boosting efforts to fight pneumonia could avert nearly 1.4 million child deaths from pneumonia and other major diseases in India, new analysis has found. The modelling by Johns Hopkins University is being released today as nine leading health and children’s agencies host the world’s first global conference on childhood pneumonia in Barcelona. Forecasts show that 882,000 children under the age of five could die from pneumonia over the next decade in India, on current trends – the second largest number of pneumonia deaths globally, after Nigeria (1.4 million).

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‘We are the Champions’ – Book Celebrating 15 Inspiring Indian Children Launched at Jaipur Lit Fest

‘We are the Champions’ – Book Celebrating 15 Inspiring Indian Children Launched at Jaipur Lit Fest

Princess Diya Kumari of Jaipur launched ‘We are the Champions’, a book celebrating stories of 15 inspiring Indian children at the Jaipur Literature Festival, which is among the world’s largest book fairs. The authors Rashmi Bansal and Devendra Tak present stories of children from underprivileged backgrounds who are fighting against all odds and injustice. Bidisha Pillai, CEO, Save the Children and Sanjoy Roy, founder trustee of Salaam Balak Trust, along with three of the children featured in the book, engaged in a conversation with the authors at the Festival.

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