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  • Five Years of Fear and Loss: The devastating impact of war on the mental health of Yemen’s children

    Over the past five years, the war in Yemen has had a devastating impact on the children in Yemen, including on their mental health. Save the Children interviewed over 1,250 children, parents and other adult caregivers across three governorates in Yemen ...

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  • Child Protection COVID-19 Guidance: Yemen

    The outbreak of infectious diseases like COVID-19 can disrupt the environments in which children grow and develop. In Yemen, children already face protection risks due to conflict and violence. In this context, response measures to the spread of COVID-19 ...

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  • Family Planning and Postabortion Care in Emergencies in Yemen

    This fact sheet provides details on Save the Children's family planning and postabortion care programming in Yemen.

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  • Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Service Delivery during Conflict in Yemen: A case study

    At the time of writing, Yemen is one of two countries identified by the United Nations (UN) Inter-Agency Standing Committee as a level three emergency, indicating the need for large-scale response to meet immediate humanitarian needs. The health system ...

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  • Yemen Five Years On: Children, conflict and COVID-19

    Children in Yemen are facing a daily struggle to survive in what is the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. After five years of conflict, around four in five children – 12.3 million – are in desperate need of aid. Tens of thousands of children have ...

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  • I Wish Tomorrow Will Not Come: Adolescents and the impact of conflict on their experiences

    In 2017 Save the Children conducted a participatory study with 571 adolescent girls and boys, caregivers and community members in Iraq, Egypt, Jordan and Yemen. We wanted to hear directly from adolescents how conflict affects their lives, what challenges ...

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  • From Words to Action: Promoting gender equality and transformative action through the Grand Bargain

    This brief presents the key points from a global consultation organized by UN Women and the Grand Bargain Friends of Gender Group. The goal of the consultation was to enable dialogue among the Grand Bargain Facilitation Group, Workstream co-conveners, ...

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  • 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 ...

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  • 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 ...

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  • Children and Armed Conflict in Yemen: Report of the Secretary General

    The present report, submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 1612 (2005) and subsequent resolutions on children and armed conflict, is the second report on the situation of children and armed conflict in Yemen. The report, which is based on ...

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  • Safeguard Yemen’s Future: Protect education from attack

    Since it began in March 2015, the nearly four-year long armed conflict in Yemen has devastated the country’s educational system. According to UNICEF and the Yemen Education Cluster, close to 500,000 children have dropped out of school since the conflict ...

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  • Centrality of Protection in Humanitarian Action: GPC 2018 review

    The five country case studies selected for the 2018 GPC Review (Afghanistan, South Sudan, Ukraine, Whole of Syria and Yemen) allow for more context specific reflection and highlight particular issues around accountability, shrinking humanitarian space, ...

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  • Child Protection in Emergencies Professional Development Programme Case Study: Salem

    This document is a case study of a participant in the Child Protection in Emergencies Professional Development Programme. Salem Ahmed shares his experience from the development programme and how it has helped him as the lead for Child Protection in Emergencies ...

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  • Emergency Contraception in Reproductive Health Programs in Humanitarian Settings

    Our reproductive health in emergencies program strives to provide a full range of modern contraceptive methods so that women may access the contraception method that is best suited to their needs. Emergency contraception (EC) is a critical part to the ...

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  • 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 ...

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  • Child Rights Reporting Case Studies from Around the World

    Millions of children are out of school, lack access to health care and suffer violence and exploitation. To ensure that all children survive, thrive, learn and are protected, governments need to step up efforts to realize the rights of all children, ...

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  • Annual Report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC) 2017

    The 2017 Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict Report reveals an alarming increase in grave violations against children—21,000 verified occurences in the last year alone (compared to 15,500 in 2016). Children in conflict areas in the Central ...

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  • Achieving True Early Action: A summary of Save the Children's learning from 3 pilot projects to mitigate slow onset food and nutrition crises (2014-2017)

    In many countries, resilience and development gains continue to be undermined by recurrent, predictable slow onset food and nutrition crises. Despite early warning signs, the humanitarian community is slow to react, only after lives and livelihoods already ...

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  • Yemen Humanitarian Response Situation Report- Updated Monthly

    Yemen is facing the largest humanitarian emergency in the world. Since March 2015, the conflict has spread to 21 of Yemen’s 22 governorates, prompting a large-scale protection crisis and aggravating an already severe humanitarian situation brought ...

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  • Joint Statement ahead of the Geneva Consultations on 6 September 2018 by INGOs in Yemen

    Enclosed is a joint statement by the humanitarian organisations operating in Yemen welcoming the consultation meeting in Geneva and calling for an inclusive peace process in the nation. 

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