Resource Centre

  • Child Marriage in the context of COVID-19: Analysis of trends, programming and alternative approaches in the Middle East and North Africa

    Documented good practices, programmatic interventions and alternative approaches that has been implemented in response to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on child marriage in the Middle East and North Africa region is presented in this study. Furthermore, ...

    Read more
  • 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, ...

    Read more
  • Killed and Maimed: A generation of violations against children

    Millions of children are living in conflict. Hundreds of thousands of children have experienced grave violations of their rights – a quarter of a million violations against children have now been verified by the UN. Of these, more than 40% have involved ...

    Read more
  • 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 ...

    Read more
  • 2020-2023 Gender Strategy: Protecting children affected by armed conflict in Sub Saharan Africa Programme

    Since 2017, Save the Children has affirmed its commitment to advancing gender equality in its work through the adoption of a new Gender Equality Policy. This gender strategy will guide the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Save the Children’s ...

    Read more
  • 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 ...

    Read more
  • 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 ...

    Read more
  • The Gendered Dimensions of Armed Conflict on Children in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Analysing the risks and consequences of armed conflict on children from a gendered perspective makes visible the differentiated ways in which girls, boys and children of diverse sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and sex characteristics ...

    Read more
  • Humanitarian Action for Children 2021: Sudan

    Over 9.3 million people are facing complex, intersecting challenges in Sudan. Malnutrition is widespread due to the economic crisis, flooding remains threatening people’s lives and ethnic tensions are erupting into violence. These challenges are exacerbated ...

    Read more
  • Strengthening Administrative Data on Violence Against Children: Challenges and promising practices from a review of country experiences

    Interest among governments and international development partners has grown in recent years to explore better ways of using administrative data to monitor and report on violence against children. Administrative data can often be readily accessed and ...

    Read more
  • 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 ...

    Read more
  • 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 ...

    Read more
  • Migration, Displacement and Education: Building bridges, not walls

    No part of the world is currently affected by migration and displacement as much as the Arab States. Even though the region only accounts for five percent of the global population, it holds 32 percent of the global amount of refugees and 38 percent of ...

    Read more
  • Children and Armed Conflict Special Update: August 2019

    On August 2, 2019, the UN Security Council will hold its open debate on children and armed conflict (CAC) under Poland’s presidency. Poland will seek to highlight the 10-year anniversary of the adoption of Security Council Resolution 1882 (2009), as ...

    Read more
  • ‘Our Education, Our Future’: A child-led research study in Sudan

    This research was led by Sudanese child researchers in North Darfur (El Fasher) and Central Darfur (Zalingei). It shares children’s views on attacks on their education, and the impact of these attacks on children and their schooling in Sudan. The purpose ...

    Read more
  • Storytelling to End Child Marriage in the Sahel Region: How survivors are acting as role models and holding decision-makers to account

    This briefing was developed as part of a series on child marriage and accountability showcasing lessons-learned from Save the Children programming around the world. It details work with girls who have survived child marriage in the Sahel Region. The ...

    Read more
  • SCI ICPAPSA: Sudan Photobook Arabic

    Child-led research was conducted in Sudan on the issue of ‘education under attack’. The research was conducted in two areas of Sudan: El Fasher, North Darfur and Zalingei, Central Darfur. During the research, child researchers collected data on how ...

    Read more
  • Systems Effects of Save the Children Emergency Health & Nutrition Projects: Sudan

    Save the Children US' Department for Global Health implemented an embedded case study of systems effects of successive Save the Children emergency health and nutrition projects in two countries – Sudan and Pakistan – to draw lessons and identify ...

    Read more
  • Humanitarian Action for Children: Sudan

    An ongoing economic crisis, constant changes of government, protracted conflict and natural disasters highlight the need for the protection of children in Sudan. In total, it is estimated that 2.6 million children required humanitarian assistance in ...

    Read more
  • Annual Report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC) 2018

    In 2018, killing and maiming of children reached record high levels since the creation of the monitoring and reporting mechanism on children and armed conflict. More than 24 000 grave violations against children were recorded by the United Nations in ...

    Read more