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S. Korean Celebrities Read Books to Housebound Children

S. Korean Celebrities Read Books to Housebound Children

SEOUL, April 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Save the Children, a nongovernment organization for international relief and development, is conducting a “Save with Stories” challenge in which popular stars read fairy tales. The challenge was arranged with a number of South Korean celebrities reading children’s stories out loud to help kids who are home-bound during quarantine [...]

South Korean Children Among Least Happy Despite Being Well-Off, Survey Says

South Korean Children Among Least Happy Despite Being Well-Off, Survey Says

SEOUL, May 2 (Korea Bizwire) – Third-grade elementary school students in South Korea are the least happy despite being well-off compared to students in other countries, a recent survey has revealed. The survey conducted by the international NGO Save the Children and the Institute of Social Welfare at Seoul National University compared South Korean third-graders [...]

Korean Children Feel the Least Happy among their Peers in Other Countries

Korean Children Feel the Least Happy among their Peers in Other Countries

SEOUL, May 20 (Korea Bizwire) — In a comparative survey on the happiness of children, Korean children were found to be the least happy among their peers in other countries. According to the survey jointly conducted by Save the Children and the Seoul National University (SNU) Social Welfare Research Center, the “subjective happiness score” of Korean [...]

Thousands of Syrian Children Risk Drowning this Summer Trying to Reach Safety in Europe

Thousands of Syrian Children Risk Drowning this Summer Trying to Reach Safety in Europe

FAIRFIELD, Conn., June 27, 2014 (Korea Bizwire)–The number of Syrians clandestinely crossing the Mediterranean has risen dramatically since March, with thousands more families likely to attempt the dangerous passage this summer, as the “boat season” gets underway. Save the Children’s latest report, “The Boat is Safe” and Other Lies: Why Syrian Families are Risking Everything to [...]