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What do you see?

A bride? A soldier? A refugee? An uneducated girl or starving child? We'd like you to meet six different kids who are here to tell you a different story.
Hiba and Rama

A child bride?

'We are children who stand against early marriage,' sing Hiba* and Rama*. 'We will fight the world to stop it.'

A girl shouldn’t speak her mind? Says who!

Meet Hiba, and Rama, two child activists using rap and spoken word to spread their message about child marriage.

Discover Hiba and Rama's story > 

Peter in Uganda

A child Soldier? 

“When I finish my studies and graduate, I want to become the President of the Republic of South Sudan."

This gentle, smiling 14-year-old loves school, especially maths, drama and drawing. But just a year ago, Peter* was living as a child soldier with an armed group in South Sudan.

Discover Peter's story > 

Faisal playing

A child refugee? 

'I'm a ninja!'

Bubbly, happy and energetic, Faisal's* just like millions of other children. But he lives in a refugee camp in Jordan, where life can be tough. Luckily for Faisal, his big brother Bilal* is there to look out for him.

Discover Faisal's story >

Harriet in South Sudan

An uneducated girl? 

'When a girl is given a chance, she can do what a boy child can do.' 

In a refugee settlement in Uganda, 14-year-old head girl Harriet* is proving just how capable young girls can be!

Discover Harriet's story >

Lawrence and Leolida

A starving child? 

'Lawrence* is my little brother that I love very much and I would do anything to help him.'

Meet Leolida*, 12.

Alongside support from a Save the Children health worker, Leolida is doing all he can to help his 18-month-old brother recover from malnutrition, even if it means going hungry himself.

Discover Lawrence and Leolida's story >

*Names changed to protect identities

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