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Sunday 26 January 2020

Meet Sara: “I am fighting for equality and girls’ education”

I really wanted to give back what I got at the critical time of my life time where I was very hopeless. I want to pay my respect and energy for the organization what has served me a lot. I want to every child have access to education. I am fighting for equality and girls’ education.

Tuesday 10 December 2019

SAVE THE CHILDREN STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF THE LAW ON THE PROTECTION OF CHILD RIGHTS BY THE PARLIAMENT OF AFGHANISTAN

The law was initially passed by presidential decree in March 2019, but Parliament could not endorse it due to disagreement by officials on the legal age of a child. The Afghan Parliament has now decided to recognize that children require appropriate time to physically and mentally develop into adults and that all children, both girls and boys, under the age of 18 years must be protected from abuse and supported closely through access to education and other services.

Wednesday 20 November 2019

Many Afghan children are afraid to go outside, new survey by Save the Children finds

Children live in fear of explosives, gun violence and the sound of attack helicopters on their way to and at school, and also when they go to the market, or simply while playing outside with friends.

Monday 4 November 2019

Jasmine Jahromi, Deputy Country Director of Save the Children, said:

Save the Children continues to be outraged by the number of children killed and wounded throughout Afghanistan by acts of extreme violence, following the tragic deaths of nine children killed by a roadside bomb on their way to school in Takhar province on Saturday. The killing and maiming of children must stop immediately and perpetrators of such acts must be held accountable.

 

Sunday 20 October 2019

Meet Rahima, Community Social Worker with Save the Children Afghanistan…

In Afghanistan, the poverty rate has risen from 36% in 2012 to 55% in 2019 and approximately two million people lack reliable and consistent access to food. Last week, the world recognized the importance of addressing issues of poverty and hunger through the observance of International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, International Day of Rural Women, World Food Day, and the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.

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