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  Save the Children - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Save the Children Fund was founded in London, England in 1919 by Eglantyne Jebb and her sister Dorothy Buxton.
This was the first important assertion of the rights of children as separate from adults, and began the process that would lead to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, adopted by the United Nations in 1989 and now ratified by nearly all countries worldwide.
By the 1970s, Save the Children was one of the major aid agencies in the United Kingdom, and with a sufficiently secure place in the British establishment to merit a member of the Royal Family, Princess Anne, as its president.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Save_the_Children_Fund   (1248 words)

 save the children   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The report, “Children on the Move: rural-urban migration and access to education in Mongolia” highlights that better employment and better education for their children are often the goals of migrant families.
Young children playing in a clean and spacious classroom with wide windows and a modern bathroomÂ… One can guess that this is a picture of a kindergarten in the central districts of the capital city.
Save the Children believes that it is in the best interest of children when they are raised in their families.
www.savethechildren.mn /eng/index.html   (2005 words)

 Save the Children
Save the Children works to help the poorest children go to school and to make sure that school is somewhere worth going - with books, equipment, and teachers who are trained and turn up every day.
Save the Children works with children at risk in the UK and around the world to protect them from violence, and help them change their lives.
Save the Children is working to make sure that children no longer die of preventable and treatable diseases just because they're poor.
www.childtrusts.co.uk /index.php?mod=save_the_children   (557 words)

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In terms of organising the work of the Fund, it was suggested that there should be in every country of the world a Committee which would gather together representative men and women of all shades of' thought in the service of' the children and who would undertake the practical task of collecting funds for them.
Its purpose is to save from starvation the homeless children of central, eastern and southern Europe and the Near East.
In the March 1940 issue of the World's Children, the official organ of the Save the Children Fund, one and a quarter pages were dedicated to an obituary tribute to her.
bahai-library.com /?file=weinberg_obligation_blomfield_children   (3413 words)

 BBC News | World | 'Damning indictment' of children's rights
The Save the Chiildren Fund (SCF) says the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, which this year celebrates its 10th anniversary, was hailed as a "major breakthrough", but has failed to deliver on its promises.
SCF estimates that 650 million children now live in absolute poverty although global wealth has increased in an "unprecedented" fashion in recent years.
SCF states: "Today's global economy means that - in practice - governments need increasingly to work in partnership with the private sector, civil society and the international community in the delivery of key services.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/509373.stm   (539 words)

 NGO Monitor - Human Rights NGOs - Arab Israeli Conflict
SCF (UK) along with the International SCF Alliance have an annual income of almost $700m and are active in over 100 countries, including the Palestinian Authority.
As a humanitarian organization and not a legal or political body, SCF should concentrate on humanitarian issues such as providing the means of improving the quality of life of children, and not advocate partisan ideological agendas outside of its mandate, even if such agendas are supported in international treaties.
Save the Children Fund and its funding organizations bear an enormous degree of responsibility and authority.
www.ngo-monitor.org /editions/v1n11/v1n11-2.htm   (2046 words)

 Save the Children fund raiser - Hydro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
DONATED TO SAVE THE CHILDREN: Rita Vestby was pleased that the dish she made went under the hammer for NOK 1,000 on Oseberg C. She also donated a dish to be auctioned in Sunday's telethon on Norwegian TV.
The funds are currently being spent on an educational programme in Guatemala city, where some 2 000 children between seven and 17 years are being given an education between workshifts in the "al Terminal" market.
Save the Children and its local partner PENNAT run a school here, located in two small storerooms on the second floor of the market.
www.hydro.com /en/press_room/news/archive/2003_10/nrk_reddbarna_en.html   (572 words)

 Save the Children
The International Save the Children Union (SCIU) was founded in January 1920 in Geneva with three major organizations: the International Red Cross Committee, the Save the Children Fund and the Committee International de Secours aux Enfants.
Save the Children is a private, non-profit, non-sectarian international development and relief organization.
Save the Children commenced operations in Azerbaijan (AzB) in December, 1993.
www.civilsoc.org /nisorgs/azerbaij/savekids.htm   (1004 words)

 Save the Children Moves in to Help Children in Bulgaria
Thousands of children are malnourished, cold and living in appalling conditions as a result of the crisis in Bulgaria's economy.
Save the Children is of the firm belief that most of the time, the family is the best environment for the development of the child.
SCF will support the few day care facilities open to disabled children and look at ways to expand the number of places available, and to find out what else can be done to care for these children within their families.
pangaea.org /street_children/europe/bulgaria.htm   (1092 words)

 Project HappyChild Directory of organizations helping children - 1001-1010
The Save the Children Fund has been working to fulfil children's rights for over 75 years, and is one of the UK's best known charities.
SCF is assisting children and those who work with them in over 50 countries including the UK.
SCF has a long record of working with refugee children, supporting play groups, health and education programmes, providing safe clean water and improving food supplies through schemes for farmers and smallholders.
www.happychild.org.uk /dir/1001plus.htm   (789 words)

 BBC News | AFRICA | Mali's children in chocolate slavery
In all, at least 15,000 children are thought to be over in the neighbouring Ivory Coast, producing cocoa which then goes towards making almost half of the world's chocolate.
Save the Children Fund has set up a transit centre in the hope that one day these children will come home from the cocoa, coffee and other farms on which they are working.
The slave children are taken from poor areas of Mali - the sons and daughters of street sellers, or the slum kids whose parents sell them for just a few dollars to work as plantation slaves in another country.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/africa/1272522.stm   (511 words)

 Save the Children Fund (UK)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The Save the Children Fund, established by the colourfully named Eglantyne Jebb, is the oldest of the contemporary development agencies.
It was the appalling plight of starving Austrian children, victims of a blockade after WWl that led her to launch her fund at the Royal Albert Hall, London in 1919.
Angela Penrose, Save the Children's Policy Director of Programmes explains to Field Exchange "it is the role of local and central government to provide health and education services".
www.ennonline.net /fex/03/ap15.html   (1352 words)

 Stephen Pollard • Save the Children Fund - we won't help Jewish children
Save the Children focuses its response where communities do not have the capacity to respond.
Save the Children has worked in the Middle East since 1949, when health services were provided to Palestinian refugees in Lebanon.
Now that would be interesting, if it was in any way true, and SCF indeed operated only in areas where there was no worthwhile government and which lacked what they describe as "systems already in place to respond broadly throughout the country to the urgent and immediate needs of children and families".
www.stephenpollard.net /002802.html   (1281 words)

 Lady Blomfield and the Save the Children Fund
Encouraged by 'Abdu'l-Baha, she ensured that the Baha'i teachings were deeply rooted in the consciousness of the founders of the Save the Children Fund.
One major contribution Blomfield made to raising awareness of the Fund's work was the publication of a small booklet entitled The First Obligation in which she called upon the Baha'is in particular to support the Fund's work and ideals.
Lady Blomfield's eagerness to rally the Baha'i community to assist in the work of the Save the Children Fund was also manifest in an articles she prepared for the Baha'i magazine, Star of the West, published in February 1924.
bahai-library.com /biography/blomfield.children.html   (3377 words)

 Save the Children Canada: About Us>International Save the Children Alliance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Her commitment to children in need began at the turn of the century when she helped her mother with her social work on the Jebb family estate.
Together, under the Save the Children Fund banner, every effort was taken to improving the situation of those left vulnerable in Europe in the immediate aftermath of World War I. Eglantyne worked to encourage a universal spirit of co-operation and collaboration that would continue beyond the immediate demands of emergency relief.
Eglantyne remained committed to Save the Children until her death in 1928, at the age of 52.
www.savethechildren.ca /aboutus/jeb.html   (462 words)

 54th World Health Assembly - Save the Children Fund statement
Noting the rapid trend towards joint public private initiatives by the WHO and other UN bodies, most recently in the emerging concept of a Global Health Fund, Save the Children is concerned that the potential these present for both conflicts of interest and the dilution of accountability in the WHO must be avoided.
Whilst Save the Children has comments on the details of the IPC guidelines, their value rests in their implementation.
Save the Children recommends that the WHO's Guidelines on Working with the Private Sector should require every joint initiative between the WHO and the private sector to be subjected to a transparent contract.
www.haiweb.org /campaign/PPI/wha54/WHA54_SCF.html   (779 words)

 Save the Children India - Save the Children India
Save the Children India - Save the Children India
Save the Children began working in India in the pre-Independence days by providing relief during emergencies.
In October 1975 Save the Children opened its office in India, in New Delhi.
www.savethechildren.net /india   (188 words)

 Save the Children/UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Save the Children Fund is a British organisation, working under the auspices of an international umbrella organisation, the International Save the Children Alliance.
The Save the Children Fund responds to children’s and families’; needs in emergency settings while also prioritising long-term recovery and development.
In addition to country level programmes, Save the Children/UK publishes a number of leaflets and booklets on subjects relating to children’s welfare: children and war; family reunification; refugees; domestic violence; managing children’s behaviour; and commercial sexual exploitation.
www.safemotherhood.org /smrg/agencies/tech/tech_savethechildrenuk.htm   (237 words)

 Christadelphian Save the Children Fund
The Christadelphian Save the Children Fund is for the sole purpose of providing kits and Bible lessons in native languages to children in Eastern Europe, Caribbean countries, South America, India, Africa, Philippines and any other areas of the world that request assistance through our linkmen.
This fund has afforded them the fellowship of other children and the love and practical assistance of their spiritual families from all over the world.
In Eastern Europe alone there is a financial need of approx $10,215 U.S. funds per year to enable children from various areas to attend one Bible School or weekend camp.
www.christadelphianchildren.com /donations.html   (514 words)

 Save the Children
The history of Save the Children is a story of positive change and people - millions of people in thousands of communities around the globe - working together to create opportunities for the world's children to live safe, healthy, and fulfilling lives.
The inspiration and vision for Save the Children came in great part from the international children's rights movement begun in England in 1919 by Eglantyne Jebb, founder of the British Save the Children Fund.
This approach - working with families to define and solve the problems their children and communities face and utilizing a broad array of strategies to ensure self-sufficiency - is the cornerstone of all Save the Children's programs.
www.charitywire.com /charity133   (243 words)

 Save the Children Fund - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Save the Children Fund - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Save the Children Fund, charitable organization working for the benefit of children worldwide.
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), agency of the United Nations (UN) devoted to the welfare of children.
uk.encarta.msn.com /Save_the_Children_Fund.html   (127 words)

 Save the Children Canada: About Us> Our History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
In 1921, a committee of Save the Children Fund was formed in Canada.
By the early 1940's the Canadian Committee of Save the Children Fund was becoming well known across the country and was responding to the needs of children in Britain affected by the WW2 bombings.
Save the Children Canada works under the broad categories of: HIV/AIDS, Exploitation and Abuse, Conflict and Disaster, Child Participation and Education and is a member of the International Save the Children Alliance.
www.savethechildren.ca /aboutus/history.html   (597 words)

 Save the Children Fund
The Philadelphia chapter of the NAACP, Philadelphia Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY), and the Greater Philadelphia Urban Affairs Coalition have come together with an array of community-based organizations to give Philadelphia's children who have been affected by violence the opportunity to go to summer camp.
This summer, a new community outreach project enabled 146 Philadelphia children who were affected by violence - as victims, or as witnesses living in though neighborhoods - escape the tensions of urban life and go to overnight camp.
Fellowship Farm in Pottstown, Montgomery County, hosted the children and provided them with a traditional overnight summer camp experience, as well as activities geared around conflict resolution and how to cope with violence in their communities.
www.gpuac.org /programs/SavetheChildrenFund.htm   (456 words)

 Justice for Children Fund :: Help Save the Children of the Former Soviet Union   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Justice For Children Fund (JFCF) is a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to aid and assist children of the Former Soviet Union (FSU).
Caught at the bottom of the ladder are more than 50 million children below the poverty level, and many of those are children who have been victims of military actions, forced migrations, unemployment, and drug and alcohol abuse.
Many of these children are so neglected that they end up leaving the orphanages for a hopeless life on the streets where they are subjected to unspeakable abuse and suffering, including begging, prostitution, disease and death.
www.justforchildren.org   (297 words)

 The Child Link Program - Save the Children Australia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
A 'child representative' is carefully selected to represent all the children in that region.
Save the Children provides funding and technical assistance to establish and sustain projects until they can be managed by local agencies or community members.
Any information given to Save the Children Australia is protected by our Privacy Policy.
www.savethechildren.org.au /australia/donations/child_link/child_link.html   (322 words)

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The number of Asian children orphaned by the AIDS virus could rise sharply as larger numbers of children survive because of new medical care which prevents infection from infected mothers.
The fund's report said of the estimated 36.1 million people living with HIV/AIDS world-wide, 1.4 million were children under the age of 15 and about 210,000 were children in South and Southeast Asia.
In Cambodia, children as young as four have been trafficked to Thailand, where they live for years working for a pittance which rarely finds it way back to their families.
www.aegis.com /NEWS/AFP/2001/AF011026.html   (560 words)

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Save The Children (STC) is a United Kingdom-based NGO that has an annual income of almost $700 million and is active in more than 100 countries in Africa, Europe, Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean.
STC's mission is to “fight for children in the UK and around the world who suffer from poverty, disease, injustice and violence, working with them to find lifelong answers to the problems they face.”
STC has received funding from dozens of foundations, including the Ford Foundation, the W.
www.discoverthenetwork.org /groupProfile.asp?grpid=6585   (674 words)

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