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We hope that we can build a world where life is good and where no child is left behind.

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A child is not a number. Discover how children describe challenges they face.

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Explore how inequality affects children's lives in different ways and compare between countries, states and cities.

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Children are not numbers. Read how children describe their problems in first person.


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Beyond Barbie Land: the Global Burden of Child Marriage2023-09-11

Imagine a perfect world for women and girls where no girl became a child bride. Such a world would reflect the pink paradise of Barbie land in the Child Atlas, painting it all pink. In Barbie land women are empowered, have their rights upheld, and face no gender discrimination. However, the Child Atlas depict a grim reality of child marriage across the real world.

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Introducing the Child Atlas: Understanding children's lives through the power of data2023-09-11

The Child Atlas is Save the Children's new data platform to visualise, compare, analyse and understand children’s outcomes globally. The platform puts high-quality, publicly available data at your fingertips.

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