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“The crisis is worse now than anytime in my lifetime working in Somalia for the last 20 years, and it is because of the compounded effect of the war in Ukraine,” said Mohamud Mohamed Hassan, Somalia country director for Save the Children. 📝@raghavanWaPoowapo.st/3yuCjaGC
Today SCOTUS ruled that @POTUS can finally terminate the Remain In Mexico policy. This is an important win for migrant children & families, but it's only the first step in our fight for a more humane & just system that ensures asylum seekers are treated with dignity & respect.
Angel, 22, Nepal (She/Her) “I’d like to say to all LGBTQ+ people: Be yourself, and the world will catch up. It will take time but we will get there.”
Meen, 21, Thailand (She/Her) "Teaching children about LBGTQ+ is very important, because they need to learn about diversity and respect. It also encourages children and young people to stop hiding and to feel safe to come out."
Sangsa, 18, Thailand (She/Her) “I hope that there will be a day in the future when our country leaders are LGBTQ+, not just only men or women. I believe it is very important to have LGBTIQ+ representation among our decision makers."
Buay, 15, Thailand (They/Them) “I know many LGBTQ+ people who are very capable of doing a lot of things, but their opportunities are limited because of the discrimination against their sexual orientation or identities. I hope that the discrimination will end."
Dada, 21, Thailand (She/Her) “I hope that one day all LGBTQ+ children and youth can become whoever they want to be without living in fear of discrimination.”
Around the world, we support LGBTQ+ children who speak out against the discrimination, persecution and violence they face. To mark #PrideMonth, we asked LGBTQ+ activists about their hopes for the future. 👇🧵
In a @SavetheChildren child-friendly space in the town of #Nebaj. In #Ixil, Nebaj means Land Where Water is Born. These children have suffered from recent hurricanes & now have a place to share their needs, dreams, and joy. Thanks to support fm @USAID we have 33 across #Guatemala
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🚌 All aboard@SavetheChildrenn's Summer's Better With Books Tour Bus! 📍Our volunteers joined the tour in Grandview, WA. Along with providing kids with books & school supplies, they advocated fo#homevisitingng programs lik#MIECHVHV. Learn more bit.ly/3wY6TrapkEk
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On Satruday, in Twentynine Palms, CA, kids in our summer learning programs got to select books from @Scholastic celebration of the #ScholasticSummerReading program. Together, we’re bringing the joy of book ownership all summer long- and beyond! 📖 ✨ ❤️0
Utterly horrific. Title 42 and MPP force migrants to take dangerous journeys as they seek safety in the U.S. This tragedy underscores why these polices must end. cnn.it/3yqW033
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Nazir lost seven family members after last week's deadly earthquake in #Afghanistan. "I thought the world was ending when I saw my family dead," Nazir told us. We sent our teams to the worst affected areas & stand ready to provide cash, food, and water to those in need.
“I like to learn about the weather, animals and I like to learn about science.” Reading unlocks a world of knowledge for children like Jason! 🌦️🦁👨‍🔬✨ Learn how we're making summer better with books for kids across the U.S. and how you can helpbit.ly/3xZ3Uz0fiOhy
STATEMENT: after this morning’s missile strikes on #Kyiv, Pete Walsh, @save_children #Ukraine Country Director, said: ‘As the G7 gathers in Germany today, this should be a wake-up call to world leaders not to look away.’ savethechildren.net/news/missile-s…
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The hunger crisis in #Somalia is escalating, and the country is hurtling toward a famine. We must do whatever it takes to end this needless starvation and protect the lives and the futures of children in Somalia.
Today's SCOTUS decision will impact women & children in America not just today, but long into the future. @SavetheChildren believes in & supports access to sexual & reproductive health. We'll keep fighting for policies that promote the health of women & kids around the world.
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Almost 10M kids in Afghanistan are going hungry every day due to a dire combination of economic collapse, the impacts of the war in Ukraine and the ongoing drought. The recent earthquake is yet another devastating blow. Learn more about the situation: bit.ly/3n7NTC9
In the latest episode of the #ScholasticReads Podcast, we’re spotlighting the Scholastic Summer Reading program. Featuring: Christina @soontornvat Kwame Mbalia (@KSekouM) @TraceyWestBooks @laurenTarshis @SavetheChildren's Shane Garver Listen here: bit.ly/3blRPwr
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Afghanistan's children have endured years of suffering, and yesterday's earthquake was yet another blow. @SavetheChildren is deploying a team to the worst-hit areas to assess the damage and immediate needs of children and their families. bit.ly/3HPGvoy
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#TBT to celebrating the launch of our annual Summer Reading campaign in Santa Monica, CA! We were joined by @SCJohnson Chairman and CEO, @HFiskJohnson who helped kickoff the festivities and share our mission to make summer better with books!
All children have the right to live in a world free from violence and fear. But gun violence continues to put children's rights at risk. More must be done to protect kids across America. We're urging Congress to quickly pass the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act.
We are deeply saddened by the deadly impact of today’s #earthquake in eastern #Afghanistan. We’re closely monitoring the situation and have teams on standby to deploy if extra support is needed. bit.ly/3ybg4Gr
🧵@SavetheChildrenn's founder Eglantyne Jebb famously said, "Humanity owes the child the best it has to give." But it's clear that the world is not giving its best. At the@UNN today I urged the humanitarian community to put children at the very heart of humanitarian action.O
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Selfie Time! 🤳 Munni and Sunita smile and pose for a photo together. These girls started a literacy class in their community to help women read and write! #NationalSelfieDayyI
“I advise the children from Ukraine to forget about all the challenges they have faced … playing football, netball, and drawing or painting helps me forget about the past.” -Daniel, 16, Uganda
What is your message of hope to refugee children around the world? Comment below ⤵️
“Do not be afraid, believe in yourself. I have been through this; I can feel what is going through you. We should keep hope alive and try to be positive.” -Fatima, 14, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh
“[Refugees from Ukraine] need support, and education and to have better prospects, like playing sports, and whatever they need to forget about their past and to hope for a better future.” -Ghaith, 18, Za'atari refugee camp, Jordan
Half of all refugees are children — many uprooted by violence, witnessing things no child should ever see. This #WorldRefugeeDay, we spoke with child refugees from Syria, Myanmar, and South Sudan who offered messages of hope to children fleeing conflict in Ukraine. 🧵�Xm
We work with fathers around the world to overcome a variety of challenges so they can help their children reach their full potential. ❤️ On #FathersDay and beyond, we celebrate dads who are making a positive difference! ✨
📚 Read 📖 Learn 🍽️ Cook 🎨 Create Save the Children experts offer 4️⃣ ways to celebr#Juneteenthenth this weekend with your kibnO7
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Vaccines are one of the most successful & cost-effective health investments in history. We know that #VaccinesWork — and getting children vaccinated against COVID-19 can help keep them healthy, safe, & in school. Great news for parents, caregivers & kids.nbcnews.com/health/health-…
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📚 Read 📖 Learn 🍽️ Cook 🎨 Create Save the Children experts offer 4️⃣ ways to celebr#Juneteenthenth this weekend with your kibnO7
Thank you so much for the support, @UniqloUSA! ✌🏻✌🏼✌🏽✌�twitter.com/uniqlousa/stat…nlINl
Many refugee children have known nothing but war, deprivation and fear. Children like 12-year-old Provy, often struggle to find basic essentials. You can help, sponsor a refugee child today ➡️ bit.ly/3xZX0uM #WorldRefugeeDay
Honored to be joining this panel on the status of children with disabilities in #Ukraine and surrounding countries, especially those facing institutionalization. All wars are wars against children. Please join if you can. @SavetheChildren #disabilty #protectingchildreninconflict twitter.com/DRI_advocacy/s…
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There is nothing that we do that means more to us than to be as equitable an organization as we can be. Thanks to @InterActionOrg for the deeply meaningful recognition and profound thanks to everyone at @SavetheChildren who makes this work possible. twitter.com/InterActionOrg…
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Kids in Arkansas participated in a literacy event and got to take home their own books, thanks to the #ScholasticSummerReading program! Bald Knob is just one community benefitting from @Scholastic's donation of 100K books to support kids in our programs! bit.ly/3mSnrfF
📈 Child malnutrition rates are soaring in eastern Ethiopia. A harrowing crisis is unfolding due to: ⚠️ Prolonged drought ⚠️ Grueling conflict ⚠️ COVID-19 ⚠️ Rising food prices Hunger is preventable. But the world must act now to save lives.
The official start of summer is around the corner and it’s better with books! 📚 With generous support from@Mattell, our Summer’s Better With Books Bus Tour stopped in Lynwood, CA where kids picked up backpacks to inspire them for a summer of learning and play!❤️ #PlayItForwarddK
Bassem, 8, was playing outside his uncle's house in the Gaza Strip when he picked up a metal object. While he was holding it, the object exploded in his hand. Bassem needed urgent medical care, but his permit applications to leave the Gaza Strip for surgery were denied. 🧵4
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Our Summer’s Better With Books Bus Tour hits the road! 🚌 📍First stop, LA—bringing summer learning & fun activities to kids in need. We were thrilled to be joined by Jennifer Garner and look forward to a summer full of events across the U.S. ➡bit.ly/3xHcRM4GMU
Back in school and all smiles! Jemima, 11, and her family arrived in Nigeria after fleeing violence in Cameroon. She missed her school and her friends. We helped get Jemima back in the classroom, eager to learn. A child's right to education doesn't stop in times of crisis.
Children like 12-year-old Yaseen deserve to be: 📚 learning 🤸 playing 💭 dreaming 🌳 growing They should not be working to help their families with necessities. Today and every day, we will do whatever it takes to #ChildLabourboKG33
Your support brings hope and happiness to Venezuelan families like Nadia’s! 😁 ❤️ Through our cash transfer programs, Nadia and Emilio were able pay rent, buy nutritious food and secure a data plan for their daughter’s tablet so that she can continue her school classes online!R
Thank you @RepStephenLynch and @RepGrothman for holding this important hearing. We're grateful to the U.S. government for their support to help us deliver humanitarian assistance to millions of children and their families across Ukraine.
Every war is a war on children. The risk to their mental health and potential for long-term trauma cannot be underestimated. Children have a right to health care and mental health care is no exception. savethechildren.org/us/what-we-do/…
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