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Closing the Gap: Our 2030 ambition and 2019-2021 global work plan

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Save the Children International

100 years ago, our founder Eglantyne Jebb changed the course of history when she declared that all children have rights. This revolutionary idea became the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and sparked a global movement – one that continues to build through the work of all who strive to make the world a better place for children.

Save the Children turns 100 in 2019. Over the last century, we’ve helped to significantly improve the lives of children. But in a world where millions of children continue to die from preventable causes, miss out on learning and are subjected to violence, we are impatient for change. Our 2030 strategy, Ambition for Children, sets out what we want to achieve for the world’s most deprived and marginalised children. Our 2019-2021 plan describes the next steps we will take to close the gap for those children, bringing us closer to our founder’s vision.

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