Resource Centre

  • Spotlight Series: Ending child marriage for gender equality

    Gender-based violence against girls: Ending child marriage and accelerating progress for gender equality Save the Children’s Spotlight series is a collection of country briefings to support national-level advocacy through the latest data and analysis ...

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  • Landscape Analysis on Young People's Engagement in Climate Change and Health in Six LMICs in Africa and Asia

    Future generation’s health and well-being are bound to the fate of the planet. The need for a transformative climate action is urgent as the climate change already have devastating effects across the globe. Young people are active agents of change ...

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  • Technical Brief on the Integration of Menstrual Health into Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Policies and Programmes

    Although menstrual health is an important determinant and outcome of sexual and reproductive health and rights, menstrual health was until recently largely overlooked by the international Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights community. In this brief ...

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  • Understanding the Relationship Between Child Marriage and Female Genital Mutilation: A statistical overview of their co-occurrence and risk factors

    The well-being of millions of girls around the world is threatened by child marriage and female genital mutilation (FGM). Both child marriage and FGM have existed for generations due to gender inequality. In many countries where both practices are common, ...

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  • Reimagining Girls’ Education: Solutions to keep girls learning in emergencies

    Girls in emergencies are facing several challenges related to education, such as disadvantages at all stages of education, struggle to learn, and higher risk of being out-of-school. This material provides an empirical overview on how to support the learning ...

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  • Context-acceptability Theories: Example of family planning interventions in five African countries

    Family planning (FP) can lengthen birth intervals and potentially reduce the risk of fetal death, low birth weight, prematurity, and being small for gestational age. Effective FP is most easily achieved through access to and acceptability of modern contraceptive ...

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  • The Secondary Impacts of COVID-19 on Women and Girls in Sub-Saharan Africa

    This rapid review focuses on identifying evidence on the secondary impacts of COVID-19 on women and girls in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). It aims to enable a greater understanding of the unique circumstances of women and girls in the region, which could ...

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  • Stakeholder Mapping in Mixed Migration Flows of Children and Youth in East and Horn of Africa

    Over the past years, the world has witnessed record levels of mixed migration, mainly originating from and hosted within developing countries. Individuals and families migrate for a variety of reasons, some choose to leave to seek education and employment ...

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  • The Political Economy of Children and Youth in East and Horn of Africa

    Over the past years, the world has witnessed record levels of mixed migration, mainly originating from and hosted within developing countries. Individuals and families migrate for a variety of reasons, some choose to leave to seek education and employment ...

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  • Girls on the Move in Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan

    Over the past years, the world has witnessed record levels of mixed migration, mainly originating from and hosted within developing countries. Individuals and families migrate for a variety of reasons, some choose to leave to seek education and employment ...

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  • Barriers to Women and Girls’ Participation in Electoral Processes in Ethiopia and Policy Responses

    This report focuses on the main barriers to women and girls’ meaningful participation in electoral processes and evidence of what works to overcome these. The report also considers the role of various other elevated risk factors in Ethiopian society ...

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  • Conflict and Violence and Mixed Migration Flows of Children and Youth in East and the Horn of Africa

    Over the past years, the world has witnessed record levels of mixed migration, mainly originating from and hosted within developing countries. Individuals and families migrate for a variety of reasons, some choose to leave to seek education and employment ...

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  • Improving Adolescent Reproductive Health and Nutrition Through Structural Solutions in West Hararghe Zone, Oromia, Ethiopia Abdiboru Project Final

    The objective of the project was to empower girls in rural West Hararghe, Ethiopia, through improved reproductive health, nutrition, and education. Ethiopia is characterized by a high level of early marriage. For many girls, early marriage results in ...

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  • The Health of Internally Displaced Children in Sub-Saharan Africa: A scoping review

    Around 41,3 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) were located around the world at the end of 2018. The same year, internal displacement in sub-Saharan Africa was higher than in any other region, with approximately 7,4 million people displaced ...

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  • Retrospective Impact Evaluation: Save the Children’s Sponsorship Programming in Woliso Impact Area, Ethiopia (2002-2010)

    This is the final report of a retrospective impact evaluation conducted of Save the Children’s Sponsorship program in Woliso, Ethiopia (2002-2010). The aim of the evaluation was to: Assess the long-term intended and unintended, both positive and negative, ...

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  • Living in Chains: Shackling of people with psychosocial disabilities worldwide

    Hundreds of thousands of people, both adult and children around the globe with mental health conditions have been shackled at least once in their lives. Inadequate support and mental health services, as well as stigma concerning people with psychosocial ...

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  • Growth through Nutrition Midterm Evaluation Program Review Report

    Save the Children leads the implementation of Feed the Future’s (USAID) Growth through Nutrition (GtN) project in Ethiopia. This internal evaluation report primarily analyzed successes and challenges of implementation from the baseline to the mid-point ...

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  • Implementing the Global Compact on Refugees for children: Examples of child-focused work

    At the time of writing, children make up over half of the world's refugees. These children face severe protection issues, and their care and development needs often go unmet. As the COVID-19 pandemic has spread across the world, the situation for refugee ...

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  • A Review of Lessons Learnt on ASST Programming from the Horn of Africa: Ethiopia, Kenya & Somalia

    By 2035, the number of young people joining the working age population is projected to reach 1.5 billion globally, and yet, youth unemployment is already an acute challenge across low and middle-income countries. Through its Adolescent Skills for Successful ...

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  • Lessons Learned Evaluating the Baby Friendly Spaces Program for South Sudanese Refugees in Gambella, Ethiopia

    Women and children are particularly vulnerable to morbidity and mortality during humanitarian crises. To address this problem, child health interventions that include support for the well-being of mothers must be adapted and evaluated in humanitarian ...

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