News

News

Latest news

Abhijit Banerjee, Trustee at Save the Children US Awarded 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics

Abhijit Banerjee, Trustee at Save the Children US Awarded 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics

Abhijit Banerjee, Trustee at Save the Children US has been awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics. He has been bestowed with the honour for his path-breaking work on finding novel solutions to tackle poverty.

Read more
 THE RIGHT START SUMMIT: A Child-led Event Bringing Children Closer to Stakeholders

THE RIGHT START SUMMIT: A Child-led Event Bringing Children Closer to Stakeholders

Giving huge impetus to the world’s first truly global child-led movement – with children, by children and for children – Save the Children, The Right Start Summit achieved unprecedented milestones. The event hosted by Save the Children at India Habitat Centre in New Delhi on 30 September 2019, was a culmination of development work being done with lakhs of children. It helped bring children to the fore by giving them agency to help bridge the privilege gap in society leading to millions of children being deprived.
 

Read more
Smriti Irani joins ‘The Right Start’ Summit at Centenary Celebrations of Save the Children

Smriti Irani joins ‘The Right Start’ Summit at Centenary Celebrations of Save the Children

Save the Children, the first global movement for children, celebrated its 100th anniversary in the presence of Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani, Hon'ble Minister of Women & Child Development and  Textiles, at ‘The Right Start’ Summit held in New Delhi today. The national summit is a culmination of a month-long effort that engaged children from across states to create a strong discourse on having a right start in their early years through better nutrition and early education. The event saw political leaders, civil society organisations, and community members in a congregation, as children shared, with the Hon’ble Minister, their powerful stories of leading change. 
 

Read more
The LEGO Group Contributes USD 170000 for Recovery Projects to Save the Children

The LEGO Group Contributes USD 170000 for Recovery Projects to Save the Children

In the midst of the worst flood that hit the country in decades, Save the Children recently got into a partnership with The LEGO Group (a Danish Corporate) to undertake restoration work in Assam and Bihar. The LEGO Group, under this partnership announced a humanitarian aid of USD 170,000 for project activities that will help children and their families living in the worst affected districts of the two states recover, after the flood ravaged villages here.

Read more
A Mother or A Newborn Dies Every 11 Seconds During Child Birth Globally

A Mother or A Newborn Dies Every 11 Seconds During Child Birth Globally

Child and maternal mortality rates may have seen a decline over the years, yet a mother or a newborn dies every 11 seconds during child birth globally. Statistics released by the United Nations on Thursday show that since 2000, child deaths have reduced by nearly half and maternal deaths by over one-third, mostly due to improved access to affordable, quality health services.

Read more