Child Protection

Wednesday 29 May 2019

Tears of sorrow and joy: Abdi’s Story

Abdi,13, is one among the many children separated from their families during the armed conflict between ethnic Oromo and Somali communities in Dawa zone of the Somali Regional State in Ethiopia. Like so many innocent and helpless children in his village and the surroundings, he was caught in the middle of the cross fire and had no other option but run for his life not knowing where to seek refuge and assistance. One of the nights when his home and the entire Odadima, his village in Mubarak Woreda of Somali’s Dawa zone, was shaking from explosions and gun fires, he ran away from home.

Monday 4 February 2019

Surviving a Broken Childhood: Hawi’s story

“When I look back into my life these days, I realize that I passed through tough times at young age. Someday, I will write a book about it so people know and understand a young girl like me can go through and survive difficult times".

Wednesday 1 August 2018

A CHILD, NOT A MAID: Derartu’s story

Eight year-old Derartu came to the temporary shelter run by Mission for Community Development Program (MCDP) and stayed for a week. The project Children on the Move works to prevent unsafe migration and advance the rights of children on the move for protection, education and development.

Wednesday 3 January 2018

“It was frightening to see dead bodies”: Liep’s Story

Wednesday 6 December 2017

Save the Children marks Universal Children’s Day with Refugee Children

The Universal Children’s Day celebration was made possible with generous funding from European Commission - Humanitarian Aid & Civil Protection - ECHO. It also supports our child protection programming in refugee camps across Bengeshangul -Gumuz and Somali National Regional States.

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