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24 May 2017 description

ENDING VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN GROSSLY UNDERFUNDED WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION

New report shows only a small fraction of official development assistance goes toward ending violence against children For the first time, a review of official development assistance (ODA) to end violence against children has been done. The report Counting Pennies found that in 2015, total ODA spending was $174 billion and of that, less than 0.6 per cent was allocated to ending violence against children.

18 Jun 2012 description
report Save the Children

Six million more to go hungry because of global economic crisis, Save the Children says

Six million more people will go hungry as a result of the global economic crisis Save the Children revealed today as leaders prepared to meet at the G20 conference in Mexico. With the developed world’s finances in turmoil, the charity says the knock-on effects are stretching far beyond Europe’s borders, hitting the most vulnerable families in poorer countries hard.

21 May 2012 description
report Save the Children

G8 leaders must not let Eurozone crisis sidetrack their focus on development

“Save the Children welcomes the G8 “New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition”, but leaders must not allow the Eurozone crisis to derail their leadership needed to fulfill its promise. G8 leaders can’t let the economic crisis in Europe cast a dark shadow over the bright promise they rolled out with African leaders this weekend.”