Statue of a child placed by Save the Children next to the UK Parliament to protest the war in Yemen. But the charity has problems closer to home.
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The scandals that engulfed Save the Children UK and Oxfam in 2018 took a combination of tenacious journalism and social media activism to break open.
Allegations of sexual abuse can taint an aid group’s image.
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Save the Children’s reputation appeared to bounce back faster than Oxfam’s after public perception of both groups soured around the same time.
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Regulation adds operational costs that are often inefficient to the delivery of services, or even completely unnecessary.
Madonna with her adopted son, David Banda, at an orphanage, 40 km from the capital Lilongwe April 19, 2007.
Voluntourists’ ability to change systems, alleviate poverty or provide support for vulnerable children is limited. They don’t have the skills and can perpetuate patronising and unhelpful ideas.
Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, is one of the fastest-growing cities in the world despite its ranking as one of the ‘least liveable’.
Bringing significant benefits to an emergent middle class, Dhaka’s cultural, economic, environmental and political landscapes are being rapidly but unevenly transformed.
Former and current immigration ministers Scott Morrison and Peter Dutton have yet to apologise for the expulsion of Save the Children Australia staff from Nauru.
The concept of “ministerial responsibility” means, among other things, that ministers are held accountable for what they say – right? But if you are the immigration minister in the Coalition government…
Save the Children’s Islamabad HQ, briefly under lock and key.
Pakistan’s crackdown on foreign charities isn’t just security paranoia – it’s an attempt to stamp out bad PR.
The UK came 24th in a recent study of the best places to be a mother.
Save The Children’s latest State of the World’s Mothers report highlights the impact of rising inequality on maternal deaths.
Refugees after being arrested for protesting, on Nauru.
The day that then immigration minister Scott Morrison announced an inquiry into allegation of abuse in the Nauru detention centre, News Corps tabloids ran dramatic claims against Save the Children.