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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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  • 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 ...

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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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  • 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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  • 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. Family Planning

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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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  • Humanitarian Action for Children 2021: Yemen

    Yemen is still the worst humanitarian crisis globally. 80 per cent of the total population – of whom 12.4 million are children – are in need of humanitarian assistance due to armed conflict, economic collapse and a breakdown in national systems and ...

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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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  • Rädda Barnen Dokumentär: Kriget mot barnen och den svenska vapenexporten

    ”Jag grät varje natt för att jag skulle föda mitt barn, mitt första, in i det här kaoset” Sukaina födde barn mitt under brinnande krig. Idag fem år senare växer hennes son upp i världens största humanitära kris. I Jemen dör ett barn var ...

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  • Reproductive Health in Emergencies Tablet-Based Supervision System to Improve Competency of Health Care Providers

    This brief provides an overview of the Reproductive Health in Emergencies Tablet-Based Supervision System. The tablet-based supervision system allows streamlining supervision systems, prioritization of whom to supervise based on the needs, adapting individual ...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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