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Killed and Maimed: A generation of violations against children

2020 - Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, Cameroon ...

Millions of children are living in conflict. Hundreds of thousands of children have experienced grave violations of their rights – a quarter of a million violations against children have now been verified by the UN. Of these, more than 40% have...

Sponsorship Programs Annual Report 2019

2020 - Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan ...

Sponsorship Programs contribute to Save the Children’s vision of a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. In 2019 Sponsorship administered $53 million of lifeenhancing programs that...

Save the Children in Afghanistan is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-political, and independent international organisation which has been working for Afghanistan since 1976. Save the Children is committed to supporting children through...

On 23-24 November 2020, donor countries, the Government of Afghanistan, civil society and other key stakeholders will gather in Geneva and online for the 2020 Afghanistan Conference. This is a crucial moment for Afghanistan that will determine...

The brief is based on interviews with more than 70 children between the ages of 6 and 15 across seven provinces in Afghanistan, including Balkh, Faryab, Jawzjan, Kandahar, Kunduz, Nangarhar, and Sar-i-Pul. Interviews were conducted at the end of...

Pneumonia is the world’s leading infectious killer of children, claiming the lives of more than 800,000 children under the age of five every year, more than 2,000 every day. It is a shocking demonstration of pervasive health inequities...

Afghanistan is a disaster-prone country that is one of the world’s most complex humanitarian emergencies. Entering its 18th year of crisis, two out of three Afghan live in areas directly affected by conflict. In 2019, it is expected that 6.3...

We are in the midst of a profound  ‘returns-first’ shift in the global politics of child displacement. In response to soaring numbers of displaced worldwide –68.5 million, of which more than half are children – governments around the world are...

For children in Afghanistan, the war has exacted a heavy toll of suffering and continues to pose a number of profound threats. Prolonged conflict exposes children to toxic levels of stress, affects their access to education and health facilities...

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