Posts Tagged ‘save the children’

Remember your first time?

Jul 10 2012

Pregnancy is the biggest killer of teenage girls worldwide. Every year one million teenage girls die or suffer serious injury, infection or disease due to pregnancy or childbirth, according to our new report launched today. That’s why we need world leaders to act at a crucial Family Planning Summit on 11 July 2012.

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iF Poems: The first ever poetry App for children in aid of Save The Children

Nov 24 2011

Read by Helena Bonham Carter and Bill Nighy and illustrated by Natasha Law. Designed and conceived by former actress and mother of three Allie Esiri and writer and mother of five Rachel Kelly, the iF Poems App aims to introduce poetry to school-age children in a creative, fun way. Inspired by their own children’s love of reading (but also their incessant desire to play on the iPad) this collection will entertain as much as it educates. Ten per cent of all sales of the App will go to Save the Children’s work helping children the world over fulfill their potential.

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World leaders, Celebrities and mums sign up to say ‘Healthworkers Count’, but more must be done, says Save the Children

Sep 21 2011

Gathered at the end of the second day of the UN General Assembly in New York, Christy Turlington Burns, 50 Cent, Jennifer Connelly, Dikembe Mutombo, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Alexis Bledel, and influential bloggers @Dooce and @Christinemosler signed up to Save the Children’s campaign to save children’s lives by investing in healthworkers around the world. The support marks ‘positive steps forward’ voices the charity, but is not yet enough to fill the gap of 3.5 million doctors, nurses and midwives around the world.

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