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Save The Children
The Save the Children
Save the Children
Fund,[2] commonly known as Save the Children, is an international non-governmental organisation that promotes children's rights, provides relief and helps support children in developing countries.[3] It was established in the United Kingdom in 1919 in order to improve the lives of children through better education, health care, and economic opportunities, as well as providing emergency aid in natural disasters, war, and other conflicts. In addition to the UK organisation, there are 29 other national Save the Children organisations who are members of the Save the Children Alliance, a global network of nonprofit organisations supporting local partners and Save the Children International in more than 120 countries around the world
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Universal Declaration Of Human Rights
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Rights
(UDHR) is a historic document that was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly
United Nations General Assembly
at its third session on 10 December 1948 as Resolution 217 at the Palais de Chaillot
Palais de Chaillot
in Paris, France. Of the then 58 members of the United Nations, 48 voted in favor, none against, eight abstained, and two did not vote. The Declaration consists of 30 articles affirming an individual's rights which, although not legally binding in themselves, have been elaborated in subsequent international treaties, economic transfers, regional human rights instruments, national constitutions, and other laws
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1956 Hungarian Revolution
 Soviet Union Soviet Armed Forces KGB Hungary ÁVH Hungarian revolutionariesCommanders and leaders Nikita Khrushchev Yuri Andropov Ivan Konev Ernő Gerő János Kádár Imre Nagy  Pál Maléter Strength31,550 troops 1,130 tanks[1] Unknown number of government loyalists Unknown number of soldiers, militia, and armed civiliansCasualties and lossesSoviet casualties: 722 killed or missing 1,540 wounded[2] 2,500–3,000 killed (est.) 13,000 wounded (est.)[3]3,000 civilians killed[4]Part of a series on theHistory of HungaryEarly historyHungarian prehistory Hungary
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Geneva
Geneva
Geneva
(/dʒɪˈniːvə/, French: Genève [ʒənɛv], Arpitan: Genèva [dzəˈnɛva], German: Genf [ɡɛnf], Italian: Ginevra [dʒiˈneːvra], Romansh: Genevra) is the second-most populous city in Switzerland
Switzerland
(after Zürich) and is the most populous city of the Romandy, the French-speaking part of Switzerland
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Red Cross
The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
is an international humanitarian movement with approximately 97 million volunteers, members and staff worldwide[2] which was founded to protect human life and health, to ensure respect for all human beings, and to prevent and alleviate human suffering. The movement consists of several distinct organizations that are legally independent from each other, but are united within the movement through common basic principles, objectives, symbols, statutes and governing organisations. The movement's parts are:The International Committee of the Red Cross
International Committee of the Red Cross
(ICRC) is a private humanitarian institution founded in 1863 in Geneva, Switzerland, in particular by Henry Dunant
Henry Dunant
and Gustave Moynier
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Famine
A famine is a widespread scarcity of food,[1] caused by several factors including war, inflation, crop failure, population imbalance, or government policies. This phenomenon is usually accompanied or followed by regional malnutrition, starvation, epidemic, and increased mortality. Every inhabited continent in the world has experienced a period of famine throughout history. In the 19th and 20th century, it was generally Southeast and South Asia, as well as Eastern and Central Europe
Europe
that suffered the most deaths from famine. The numbers dying from famine began to fall sharply from the 1970s. Some countries, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, continue to have extreme cases of famine. Since 2010, Africa
Africa
has been the most affected continent in the world
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League Of Nations
The League of Nations
League of Nations
(abbreviated as LN in English, La Société des Nations [la sɔsjete de nɑsjɔ̃] abbreviated as SDN or SdN in French) was an intergovernmental organisation founded on 10 January 1920 as a result of the Paris Peace Conference that ended the First World War
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Daily Express
The Daily Express
Daily Express
is a daily national middle market[2] tabloid newspaper in the United Kingdom. It is the flagship title of Express Newspapers, a subsidiary of Northern & Shell (which is owned by publisher Trinity Mirror). It was first published as a broadsheet in 1900 by Sir Arthur Pearson. Its sister paper, the Sunday Express, was launched in 1918. As of December 2016, it had an average daily circulation of 391,626.[3] The paper was acquired by Richard Desmond
Richard Desmond
in 2000. Hugh Whittow has served as the paper's editor since February 2011
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World War II
Pacific WarChina Pacific Ocean South-East Asia South West Pacific Japan Manchuria & North Korea Mediterranean and Middle EastNorth Africa East Africa Mediterranean Sea Adriatic Malta Yugoslavia Iraq Syria–Lebanon Iran Italy Dodecanese Southern France Other campaignsAtlantic Arctic Strategic bombing Americas French West Africa Indian Ocean Madagascar Contemporaneous warsSoviet–Japanese border conflicts Franco-Thai War Ecuadorian–Peruvian War Ili Rebellion World War II Alphabetical indices A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 0–9Navigation CampaignsCountriesEquipment TimelineOutlineLists PortalCategoryBibliography vte World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945. The vast majority of the world's countries—including all the great powers—eventually formed two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis
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Nazi Concentration Camps
Nazi Germany
Nazi Germany
maintained concentration camps (German: Konzentrationslager, KZ or KL) throughout the territories it controlled before and during the Second World War
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Korean War
Military stalemateNorth Korean invasion of South Korea
South Korea
repelled Subsequent U.S.-led United Nations
United Nations
invasion of
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Aid Agency
An aid agency is an organization dedicated to distributing aid. Many professional aid organisations exist, both within government (e.g. AusAID, USAID, DFID, EuropeAid, ECHO), between governments as multilateral donors (e.g. UNDP) and as private voluntary organizations or non-governmental organisations, (e.g. ActionAid, Ducere Foundation, Oxfam, World Vision). The International Committee of the Red Cross
International Committee of the Red Cross
is the world’s oldest humanitarian organisation and is unique in being mandated by international treaty to uphold the Geneva Conventions. Aid
Aid
can be subdivided into two categories: humanitarian aid (emergency relief efforts, e.g. in response to natural disasters), and development aid (or foreign aid), aimed at helping countries to achieve long-term sustainable economic growth, with the aim of achieving poverty reduction. Some aid agencies carry out both kinds of aid (e.g
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Pope Benedict XV
Pope
Pope
Benedict XV (Latin: Benedictus; Italian: Benedetto), born Giacomo Paolo Giovanni Battista della Chiesa[a] (21 November 1854 – 22 January 1922) was head of the Catholic Church
Catholic Church
from 3 September 1914 until his death in 1922. His pontificate was largely overshadowed by World War I
World War I
and its political, social, and humanitarian consequences in Europe. Between 1846 and 1903, the Catholic Church
Catholic Church
had experienced two of its longest pontificates in history up to that point. Together Pius IX
Pius IX
and Leo XIII
Leo XIII
ruled for a total of 57 years
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Biafra
Biafra, officially the Republic
Republic
of Biafra, was a secessionist unrecognized state in West Africa
West Africa
which existed from 30 May 1967 to January 1970; it was made up of the states in the Eastern Region of Nigeria. Biafra's attempt to leave Nigeria
Nigeria
resulted in the Nigerian Civil War. The state was formally recognised by Gabon, Haiti, Ivory Coast, Tanzania
Tanzania
and Zambia.[1] Other nations, which did not give official recognition but provided support and assistance to Biafra, included Israel, France, Spain, Portugal, Norway, Rhodesia, South Africa and the Vatican City.[2][3][unreliable source?] Biafra
Biafra
also received aid from non-state actors, including Joint Church Aid, Holy Ghost Fathers of Ireland,[4] and under their direction Caritas International,[5] MarkPress and U.S
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Rights-based Approach To Development
Rights-based approach to development is an approach to development promoted by many development agencies and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to achieve a positive transformation of power relations among the various development actors. This practice blurs the distinction between human rights and economic development. There are two stakeholder groups in rights-based development—the rights holders (who do not experience full rights) and the duty bearers (the institutions obligated to fulfill the holders' rights)
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