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United Nations High-Level Political Forum Ministerial Declaration is a missed opportunity for transformative language on children’s participation

CHILD-FOCUSED AGENCIES STATEMENT ON THE 2021 MINISTERIAL DECLARATION The United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) is responsible for ensuring progress towards the...

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An open letter to States and their Leaders from the civil society organizations working with and for the 270 million people facing hunger, starvation or famine all over the world

Every day, we bear witness to suffering and resilience. In Yemen, Afghanistan, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Burkina Faso, DRC, Honduras, Venezuela, Nigeria, Haiti, CAR, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Sudan and beyond...

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Covid’s lost generation: Growing up alone has gotten even harder

By Ingrid Maria Johansen, Chief Executive Officer, SOS Children’s Villages International One year ago, the lockdowns to fight the emerging pandemic began affecting our lives. Many have struggled to...

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Brazil + 1 more

Families struggle as virus surges in the Amazon

As hospitals in the Brazilian state of Amazonas and its capital city, Manaus, are overwhelmed after a surge of infections linked to a new Covid-19 variant, many people do not have access to basic...

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Zambia + 1 more

Aid in Zambia and Zimbabwe

A prolonged drought in Zimbabwe and the southern part of Zambia, crop failure, the aftermath of cyclone Idai and macro-economic challenges, led to acute food insecurity at the start of 2020. Heavy...

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How using shared expertise leads to realizing children’s rights

By Sofía García García, Representative to the UN and Head of Strategic Partnerships and Elisabeth Schmidt-Hieber, Communications Advisor Advocacy at SOS Children’s Villages International One year on...

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Somalia

The identity crisis effect on mental health in Somalia

By nature, human beings have a deep desire to know who they are to feel valued, respected and connected. People acquire identity from various sources and this forms the foundation that helps them to...

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Greece + 1 more

CEO statement on the destruction of the Moria camp

Steffen Braasch, CEO of SOS Children’s Villages International, issued the following statement following the fires at the Moria camp on Lesbos which left some 13,000 people without any shelter and...

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