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About Mexico

Since 1973, Save the Children has served children in 16 of Mexico’s 31 states and the Federal District through programs in education, health and hygiene, nutrition, violence prevention, eradication of child labor and exploitation, environmental education and rapid response in emergencies.

Facts About

More than 127 Million
live there

About 15% of girls and boys are out of school

13 out of 1000 children die
before their 5th birthday

Our Work in

Last Year, Save the Children...

protected 337,447
from harm

provided 82,748 children
with a healthy start in life

gave 40,094 children
vital nourishment

Unless otherwise noted, facts and statistics have been sourced from Save the Children’s 2017 End of Childhood Report. You can access detailed data here.

Other sources as follows: Population: CIA World Factbook 2015;

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