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Literacy Boost is Save the Children’s innovative program to support the development of reading skills in young children. Teachers, students, parents and community members are engaged to help enhance the skills required for independent reading,...

Missing Midwives

2011 - Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Indonesia ...

The Missing Midwives report focuses on the world-wide shortage of midwives and their vital role for improving high maternal and child mortality. Almost 48 million women give birth around the world every year without expert help, and of them two...

Although Afghanistan has enacted laws prohibiting corporal punishment in school, this is still a daily reality for many school students around the country. A vast majority of teachers continue to beat children and believe that physical punishment...

Rewrite the Future's global campaign aimed at improving education in conflict-affected fragile states (CAFS), has come to an end. Since 2006, Save the Children has implemented projects to improve education quality for over 10 million children in...

Devastating Impact. Explosive weapons and children

2011 - Pakistan, Republic of the Congo, Sudan ...

This report examines the impact of explosive weapons on children and their communities. Thousands of children have been killed as a direct consequence of explosive weapons. Many more have died or will die because of the damage caused to health...

The South Asia Initiative to End Violence Against Children (SAIEVAC) was formed to facilitate the creation of strong partnerships between member states in the SAARC region (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka), as...

This study on “best practices in the field of the return of minors” was carried out by ECRE, in strategic partnership with Save the Children, on behalf of the European Commission. The study looked at legislation and practice regarding the return...

Health workers are undoubtedly the most important resource that we have in providing and improving the health and chances of survival of children, mothers and their families. In this new report, entitled "No Child out of reach- time to end the...

The South Asia Initiative to End Violence Against Children (SAIEVAC) was formed in 2010 to facilitate the creation of strong partnerships between member states as they work to prevent violence against children and strengthen child protection...

This report assesses the record of the international community in its efforts to achieve development success in Afghanistan. The first section assesses the progress in the last 10 years through achievements made in key social sectors, such as...