I will celebrate this Father’s Day as a first time dad because my family was fortunate to have access to outstanding medical care. I am fully aware that the best day of my life could have been the worst day of my life if my family lived in the developing world, where many communities lack access to adequate maternal and child health care.
All babies deserve a healthy and vibrant start to life, but for some, just surviving until their fifth birthday is a challenge. Many of the world’s youngest citizens struggle simply because of where they were born. We can–and must–help change this.
For many mothers, the day they give birth can be the most dangerous day of their life. But moms like me all across the world will do anything to give their children a healthy chance in life.
Many children around the world witness horrific events and are forced to grow up too quickly—especially if they are female. Education can provide the confidence and strength necessary for these girls to find hope after horror.
School’s out for summer! The 2017-2018 school year was an exciting time for Save the Children Action Network’s Student Ambassador Program. They went the extra mile to empower those around them to advocate for issues at the local, state and national levels. Here are some highlights from the year!
Motherhood should be celebrated. You can do a small part, through advocating for the Reach Every Mother and Child Act, to ensure joy is present with every pregnancy, child, and in every family.
Let’s make sure the U.S. continues to demonstrate strong moral leadership to end preventable deaths for good!
Every two minutes, malaria kills a child. This World Malaria Day, take action to help reduce preventable deaths and save children’s lives!
As a nurse at the Mahama Camp in Rwanda, Jen does it all. She started working with Save the Children in September 2015 and now delivers pre- and post-natal care to women in the camp. For these women, and so many women around the world, simple interventions such as this can mean the difference between life and death.
This week, more than 250 advocates from 34 states attended the annual Save the Children and SCAN Advocacy Summit to receive targeted advocacy training and urge lawmakers to invest in kids. The advocates met with more than 150 lawmakers from both parties and urged them to make key investments in early childhood education in the U.S. and maternal, newborn and child survival programs overseas.