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There is not one good reason to support children in Zambia – there are 6,000,000 good reasons! Out of a total population of 11.9 million Zambians, 6.2 million are under the age of 18.

Child protection
Enhancing protection, care and security, especially for the most vulnerable.

Increasing access for all children to quality basic education.

Health, nutrition and HIV/AIDS
Contributing to child survival through an integrated response to the HIV and AIDS pandemic, improving maternal, newborn and child health, enhancing nutritional status.

Social protection and research
The SPPME ensures policies that secure all children's rights with equity, especially the most vulnerable in hard-to-reach areas.

Water, sanitation and hygiene
Increasing access to clean water and sanitation.


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