Founded on 16 April 1946, Save the Children Norway (Redd Barna) is a child rights organisation, working to ensure that all children survive, learn and are protected. Save the Children works to reach the most marginalised of children, including children with disabilities.
Save the Children Norway is a non-governmental member organisation with no party political or religious ties that is part of Save the Children International – the world’s leading independent organisation for children. Save the Children International works in 120 countries worldwide helping children fulfil their potential and achieving immediate and lasting change in their lives.
Save the Children Norway’s vision is a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Its mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.
Save the Children Norway’s main programme areas across development and humanitarian contexts are within:
- Inclusive quality Education
- Child Protection
- Child Rights Governance
Save the Children Norway works in approximately 24 countries globally, this changes due to short term and humanitarian funding (120 countries for Save the Children International).