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Save the Children condemns the heinous crime against a 5-year-old girl in Delhi last week, which has once again drawn national and international attention to the urgent need to protect children. Save the Children, which works in 15 states, has called for city-specific child protection strategies to be implemented immediately; alongside it has set up an internal Task Force to address the issue of sexual offences against children on a high-priority basis.
"We are in the open air here. No place to sleep, nothing to eat. No one is paying any attention to us," a farmer says
The ‘New Zakho’ project will see 1,200 new houses and apartments built, along with a school, medical centre, fire station and shopping centre to an area riddled with landmines.
Syrian army officers, wary of their own recruits, say they can create a more reliable force out of irregular loyalist militias spread across the country
Security forces were complicit in disarming Rohingya Muslims of makeshift weapons and standing by, or even joining in, as Rakhine Buddhist mobs killed men, women and children
No serious injuries have been reported following the magnitude 5.9 quake