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A global call to action: Stop neglecting pre-primary education investments

A global call to action: Stop neglecting pre-primary education investments

June 21, 2016, Posted in News

The development of millions of children will suffer unless governments step up and increase their commitment to pre-primary education for every child. Almost half the world’s children (over eighty percent in low-income countries) are excluded from the significant benefits of pre-primary schooling, according to a new scorecard Theirworld is releasing today. Lack of access to the […]

Tribute to Jo Cox

Tribute to Jo Cox

June 16, 2016, Posted in News

All of us at Theirworld are deeply shocked and saddened by the loss of Jo Cox MP.  Sarah Brown, President of Theirworld, worked closely with Jo and said: “Jo had a truly remarkable spirit and passion that shone through in her work with Oxfam and with me on our countless campaigns for women and children.  […]

Early Childhood Development in Conflict and Protracted Crisis

Early Childhood Development in Conflict and Protracted Crisis

June 9, 2016, Posted in News

  More than 90% of brain development occurs before the age of five. With over 60 million people currently displaced worldwide — half of them children — and the average length of displacement for a refugee now 17 years, children cannot wait for the end of violence or displacement for their learning and development to begin. […]

The Childcare Crisis

The Childcare Crisis

June 1, 2016, Posted in News

Today for Global Day of Parents, Theirworld is releasing a new A World at School brief on the nexus between childcare and early childhood development, outlining both the challenges and ways to move forward on ensuring all children have access to affordable, quality care. Read the brief: Early Childhood Development and the Childcare Crisis While the […]

A Note From Sarah Brown

  • A Note From Sarah Brown

    Welcome to Theirworld, a global children’s charity committed to giving the most vulnerable children and young people a brighter future in their world.

    We lead a number of campaigns to create global change and bring better health and education to the most vulnerable children, and we run innovative projects to pilot new ideas and build life changing opportunities.  We want all children to have the chance to fulfil their potential.

    Our work began 14 years ago with the creation of a fund to support small projects in the UK enabling dedicated health professionals and scientists to pioneer their ideas to help new-borns and young children, and to supporting mentoring for young people.

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    - A Note From Sarah Brown

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