A new report released by Save the Children, a non-governmental organisation, has revealed that millions of children in Uganda are still out of school, dying before their fifth birthday, showing stunted growth and at risk of violence or harmful practices such as child marriage or child labour.

This report focuses on what is now the single biggest cause of child deaths through infectious disease. Pneumonia is a disease of poverty. Fatalities are concentrated in the world’s poorest countries. Within those countries it is the poorest and most disadvantaged children who face the greatest risks.

This report discusses how the major urban development schemes in India do not adequately take into account issues related to children’s health, education, growth, safety and participation.

Education is now one of the deadliest pursuits for children and teachers inside Syria, as the country's schools are increasingly being damaged and destroyed in the conflict.

Save the Children’s 15th annual report on the State of the World’s Mothers focuses on saving children and their mothers whose lives are at risk in times of crisis. It is estimated that each day, an estimated 800 mothers and 18,000 young children die from largely preventable causes.

In 2015, world leaders will gather at the UN General Assembly to agree on a new framework that has the potential to shift the course of global development; a framework that could end extreme poverty within a generation.

The first 24 hours of a child's life are the most dangerous, with more than one million babies dying each year on their first and only day of life, according to this new report published by Save the Children. Says that one half of first day deaths around the world could be prevented if the mother and baby had access to free health care and a skilled midwife.

This overview report shows that children are an important group in the context of climate change, as a disproportionally and severely affected group, and as an important resource for adaptation and policy response.

In the past two decades, progress in tackling malnutrition has been pitifully slow. This report demonstrate how investment in nutrition is not only the right thing to do, it is a down-payment on future prosperity.

The Child Development Index (CDI) offers a fascinating insight into how children are faring around the world.

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