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Carolyn Miles

Ebola Crisis: Idris Elba Goes Viral to Fight the Virus

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 11.23.2014 | Impact
Kristi York Wooten

Elba says Ebola has hit home for him because his family is originally from Sierra Leone and he has relatives in the region. Sierra Leone is one of the four countries (including Guinea, Liberia and Nigeria) where a total of more than 5,800 cases of Ebola have been reported.

No Birth Should Be Left Up to Chance

Carolyn S. Miles | Posted 04.26.2014 | Impact
Carolyn S. Miles

As new research released today by Save the Children reveals, 40 million women give birth without any trained help whatsoever. What's more, 2 million women give birth entirely alone.

From the Philippines, With Love

Carolyn S. Miles | Posted 07.07.2014 | Impact
Carolyn S. Miles

What better day than Valentine's Day to celebrate the dedication, perseverance and, of course, love between the communities, families and children in the parts of the country that were devastated by Typhoon Haiyan?

The Best and Worst Places in the World for Mothers

Linda Murray | Posted 07.17.2013 | Impact
Linda Murray

Last week, Save the Children released its 14th annual State of the World's Mothers report, ranking the best and worst countries to be a mother.

Let's Go Play: Helping Kids After Sandy Hook

Carolyn S. Miles | Posted 02.17.2013 | Impact
Carolyn S. Miles

Every day, Save the Children responds to children and families in need here in the United States and around the world, but we often get the most attention for our work in far-flung communities. I never expected to be deploying to a crisis in my own backyard.