Resource Centre

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Impact of the Currency Depreciation on the Yemeni Population

    The economic collapse is Yemen’s silent killer; many Yemenis are struggling just to survive. Parents tell our staff how they’re skipping meals or are going up to two days without food to give what little they have to their children. It’s a common ...

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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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  • Corporate Responses to Protecting Children's Rights in Middle East and North Africa

    In an effort to provide insights and guidance on how businesses protect – or fall short in protecting – children’s rights in the Middle East and North Africa, this report draws on one of Global Child Forum’s essential research products: The ...

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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 INGO Statement on Agreements reached on Yemen by Warring Parties

    Joint INGO statement congratulating conflict parties on the progress made during the peace negotiations in early December 2018. The coalition encourages the parties to involve the voice of children and youth in forthcoming talks, as well as including ...

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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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  • 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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  • "Every Day Things are Getting Worse" The Impact on Children of Attacks on Health Care in Yemen

    The ongoing conflict in Yemen, that escalated sharply in March 2015, has led to the near collapse of the country’s already fragile health care system. The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported that as of ...

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  • Evaluation of the Local to Global Programme 2013-15

    This evaluation of Save the Children Sweden’s Sida-funded “Local to Global” (LtoG) programme was undertaken to examine the extent to which the LtoG approach of doing simultaneous advocacy work at local, national and global levels has contributed ...

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  • Nutrition and Mortality Assessment Report: Emergency WASH & Nutrition for conflict-affected people in Yemen

    Yemen is the poorest country in the Middle East and ranks 154 of 187 countries on the Human Development Index. High levels of poverty, poor education and poor health outcomes have been worsened by the protracted conflict that began in March 2015 and ...

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