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Media Coverage of 2019 Assam and Bihar Floods

Media Coverage of 2019 Assam and Bihar Floods

Media Coverage of the work that Save the Children is doing in the flood torn districts of Assam and Bihar. 

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 Save the Children is Working towards Strengthening Child Protection Committee's to Fight Child Abuse

Save the Children is Working towards Strengthening Child Protection Committee's to Fight Child Abuse

Groups of children in 80 villages of Sandeshkhali I in North 24-Parganas are helping prevent abuse and trafficking of kids hired as domestic help in cities. From passing on information to the village authorities about vulnerable classmates to intervening and counselling parents, the children are actively involved in bringing about change. The older and more experienced among the children train the newer members. The children's groups, along with child protection committees - comprising panchayat representatives, anganwadi workers, teachers, health centre workers and children - and NGOs, have been able to stem the drain of minor girls to cities as domestic help, where they are often abused and tortured. Some rescued girls have also joined the children's groups.

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Floods in Assam Result in Children Being Cut Off from Getting Access to Nutrition

Floods in Assam Result in Children Being Cut Off from Getting Access to Nutrition

Simone Munmoni is a mother of two young children, who were benefiting from the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS), a governme GVCnt programme in India which provides food, preschool education, primary healthcare, immunization, health check-up and referral services to children under 6 years of age and their mothers.

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Assam Floods : Save the Children Begins Mounting a Child-centric Response

More than a week of heavy monsoon rains in South Asia has led to major flooding in three countries affecting 3.2 million children. With the monsoon season only just beginning, Save the Children is concerned more bad weather could result in a major humanitarian crisis leading to further death, injury, mass displacement and the potential spread of water-borne diseases.

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Inger Ashing is The New Chief Executive of Save the Children International

Inger Ashing is The New Chief Executive of Save the Children International

Trustee Inger Ashing has been appointed as the new chief executive of Save the Children International. Ashing has been associated with Save the Children for more than 25 years, she worked as a youth advocate when she was 18 years old. Since then, she has been a member of the Save the Children International Board of Trustees and a member of the Save the Children Sweden Board of Trustees.

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