Wednesday 18 February 2015

Nearly 40 civil society organisations pledge to join the Scaling Up Nutrition Civil Society Alliance in Myanmar

The event saw over 80 participants present to hear about the SUN CSA’s ambition to help fulfill the National Plan of Action for Food and Nutrition for the country in 2013

Tuesday 17 February 2015

The return on investment in nutrition is high. So why are we failing to adequately invest in it?

On average, for every dollar that governments around the globe invest in nutrition to reduce stunting, they see a return of 16 dollars in terms of sustainable development.

Tuesday 17 February 2015

Collective effort needed to achieve Myanmar’s National Plan of action for food and Nutrition; Civil Society Organisations to join the Scaling Up Nutrition Movement

(17th Feb 2015) – The Scaling Up Nutrition Civil Society Alliance (SUN CSA) launches today at the Summit Parkview Hotel from 9:00am to 12:00pm, calling on civil society organisations to join the movement to eradicate malnutrition in Myanmar. 

Thursday 12 February 2015

Celebrating Red Hand Day

On Red Hand Day, or International Day against the use of child soldiers, Save the Children celebrates the dedication of social workers that support the reintegration of children discharged from the Myanmar armed forces.

Thursday 15 January 2015

Zayar Sit Naing, 12, learns to stand up for child rights as a member of Save the Children’s child protection program.

“I have been in the group for two years. I found it very interesting as we learn about child rights. Domestic violence happens a lot in my community,” said Zayar Sit Naing, living in Hlaing Thar Yar village, Yangon, Myanmar. Zayar Sit Naing joined Save the Children’s child protection group two years ago, after his mother became a volunteer of the program. “Once there was a five-year-old girl who was attending the early childhood care and development centre. If she could not wake up on time in the morning, her mother would beat her.