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Sunday 1 March 2020

Save the Children Statement on Peace Agreement

SPOKESPERSON ALERT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Following reports that the US government and the Afghan Taliban have signed an agreement to further an end to the conflict., Save the Children has issued the following statement:

Onno van Manen, Save the Children’s Country Director in Afghanistan, said:

Thursday 13 February 2020

Children in conflict at highest risk of violence since records began

Wars and conflicts are intensifying and becoming increasingly dangerous for children, according to a new report released by Save the Children. Whilst fewer children are living in conflict-affected areas, those who do face the greatest risk of falling victim to serious violence since systematic records began[i].

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.

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