Resource Centre

  • Achieving Durable Solutions for Returnee Children: What do we know?

    We are in the midst of a profound  ‘returns-first’ shift in the global politics of child displacement. In response to soaring numbers of displaced worldwide –68.5 million, of which more than half are children – governments around the world are ...

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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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  • Review of Cash Transfer Modalities

    Afghanistan is a disaster-prone country that is one of the world’s most complex humanitarian emergencies. Entering its 18th year of crisis, two out of three Afghan live in areas directly affected by conflict. In 2019, it is expected that 6.3 million ...

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  • Afraid to Go Outside: The impact of conflict on children in Afghanistan

    For children in Afghanistan, the war has exacted a heavy toll of suffering and continues to pose a number of profound threats. Prolonged conflict exposes children to toxic levels of stress, affects their access to education and health facilities and ...

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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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  • From Europe to Afghanistan: Experiences of child returnees

    This report assesses the impact on children of being returned from Europe to Afghanistan. Through interviews with individual children, their parents or guardians, and with governmental and non-governmental actors, it builds a picture of children’s ...

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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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  • Step Up, Speak Out: The MSA Field Guide on Policy Advocacy for MSM and Transgender Communities in South Asia

    This advocacy guide is designed to provide advice to men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender communities in South Asia on how to formulate and implement advocacy strategies to achieve policy change to protect the rights and improve the health ...

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  • Child Protection in Emergencies Professional Development Programme, Asia Pacific 3rd cycle: Residential Report

    The Residential phase of the Child Protection in Emergencies Professional Development Programme (CPiE PDP) is a two-week training during which the participants develop knowledge and skills to design and implement high-quality Child Protection in Emergencies ...

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  • HIV Prevention and Existing Services for the Key Population in Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Nepal

    This three-country assessment was conducted in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and Nepal in November and December 2017 to assess the availability and satisfaction of Key Populations (men who have sex with men and transgender) with HIV prevention, testing and ...

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  • State of the Social Service Workforce in South Asia

    This report provides information on the current status of the social service workforce in the eight countries in South Asia. It is structured around global-level indicators outlined in UNICEF's ‘Social Service Workforce Strengthening Programme ...

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  • MSA Global Fund HIV Programme Factsheet Afghanistan

    This country factsheet provides a snapshot of the Multi-Country South Asia (MSA) Global Fund HIV Programme in Afghanistan, including program goals, key activities and results. The MSA programme contributed to the development and strengthening of civil ...

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  • Tanker om Tilbake: Barn og unges tanker om retur till Afghanistan

    The question of return can be painful and difficult for asylum-seeking children and youth to speak about. Nevertheless, Save the Children believes that it is something that we bravely must speak about and acknowledge.  This report seeks to gain a ...

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  • Attacks on Education in Afghanistan

    This GCPEA briefing paper examines the increasing rates of children who are out of school in Afghanistan, despite the government's efforts to expand quality education. The ongoing conflict, increasing insecurity, and, specifically, attacks on education ...

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  • Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices on Violence and Harmful Practices Against Children in Afghanistan: A baseline study

    Since 2012, Save the Children (SCI) has been working with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) on a Holistic Child Protection Programme in Afghanistan. A key component of the program has focused on child protection systems ...

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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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  • Education Disrupted, Education Denied: Afghanistan's children deprived of their rights

    An advocacy series, "Education Disrupted- Education Denied" brings to life how disasters impact education, and advocate to keep education safe from disasters for every child. This issue covers the impacts of conflict and natural hazards on children in ...

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  • Local to Global: Working for change

    Local to Global, developed by Save the Children Sweden, is a programme that began in 2013 as part of the wider Save the Children EVERY ONE Campaign. The campaign aimed to drastically reduce millions of child and maternal deaths from preventable causes. ...

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  • The State of Conflict and Violence in Asia

    The State of Conflict and Violence in Asia was produced in response to crucial gaps in conflict data of the region. The Asia Foundation draws on its extended involvement and experience in the region to provide a thorough, evidence-based overview of violence ...

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