|Unlocking potential through education: key achievements||Globally, we have made great strides towards achieving universal primary education
since 2000. However, there are still 57 million children worldwide who are denied
their right to education, half of whom live in conflict-affected or fragile states and are,
consequently, doubly disadvantaged. In addition, there are millions more children
who, despite being in school, are failing to learn the basics.||31/10/2013||7MB|
|State of the World's Mothers 2014||Save the Children's annual State of the World's Mothers report, now in its fifteenth edition, compares 178 countries around the globe, showing which are succeeding – and which are failing – in saving and improving the lives of mothers and their children. Overall, Finland was ranked the best place to be a mother for the second straight year and Somalia came in last. The report shows that maternal and child mortality in the most challenging countries of the world can be dramatically cut when efforts are made to improve services for mothers and children.
|Report: Ending Newborn Deaths||In 2012, 2.9 Million newborn babies died within 28 days. Of these, 1 Million babies died on their first day-and only-day of life.
Unless we urgently start to decide to tackle deaths among newborn babies, there is a real danger that progress in reducing child deaths will stall, and we will fail in our ambition to be the generation that can end all preventable child deaths.
But, as Ending Newborn Deaths reveals, the crises in even bigger. In 2012 there were 1.2 million stillbirths where the heart stopped beating during labour.
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|The Urban Disadvantage---State of the World Mother's Report ||The Urban Disadvantage; Save the Children’s 16th annual flagship report which focuses on rapidly urbanizing world and the poorest mothers and children who struggle to survive despite overall urban progress. Launching on the same day across the world, Save the Children Pakistan Country Office shared the state of affairs regarding child & maternal health situation in the urban context in the country where rich-poor disparity is more striking so is the maternal & child survival gap.||01/02/2016||5MB|