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Syria war imperils education of 2.5 million children: aid agency

LONDON (Reuters) - More than a fifth of Syria's schools have been destroyed or made unusable in more than two years of conflict, jeopardizing the education of 2.5 million young people, Save The Children aid agency reported on Friday,Full story

Most rape victims in conflict zones are children: report

LONDON (Reuters) - Most victims of sexual violence in conflict zones are children who are suffering rape and abuse at an appalling rate, said campaigners who described the attacks as the "hidden horrors of war". Full story

The Best (and Worst) Places to Be a Mom

Being a mom is great for many reasons, as your kids may prove this Mother's Day, but it turns out life is better or worse for a mother depending on where she put down roots. According to a new survey, the best place to be a mom is Norway. Full story

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A leading children's charity is pleading with governments around the world to help fund a mass immunization program for children in developing countries. Save the Children says nearly two million children die each year from preventable diseases. ITN's Rohit Kachroo, reports from Mozambique, where do

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Syrian refugee children play soccer at Save the Children's new soccer field before it is officially opened by Martin Keown , a former British soccer player for Arsenal, at the Al Zaatri refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria, May 2, 2013. Keown's visit is part of so

Omar is severely malnourished. He is 4 years old but weighs less than 18 pounds. His mother brought him to be weighed at a Save the Children clinic in Mogadishu, Somalia.
Omar is severely malnourished. He is 4 years old but weighs less than 18 pounds. His mother brought him to be weighed at a Save the Children clinic in Mogadishu, Somalia.

Omar is severely malnourished. He is 4 years old but weighs less than 18 pounds. His mother brought him to be weighed at a Save the Children clinic in Mogadishu, Somalia.