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Kinship Care Album: Researching Kinship Care in West and Central Africa

2013 - Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo ...

This Album on Kinship Care is a compilation of albums from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Niger, Nigeria and Sierra Leone made by children and young people who were part of a Kinship Care research initiative undertaken by Save the...

This report draws on the compiled Household Economy Analysis dataset and analysis tools to answer some of the most pressing questions about disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation in a range of livelihood contexts:- Which single...

More than 1 million children face severe and life-threatening malnutrition in the Sahel region of West Africa in 2012. "Ending the Everyday Emergency" demonstrates that shortage of food deficit is only part of the crisis. Even more important is a...

Nigeria has the highest level of stunting in sub-Saharan Africa, and the third highest in the world, with 41% of all children aged under five classified as stunted and 23% as severely stunted. Despite being a middle-income country, more than half...

Immunisation for all. No child left behind

2012 - Bangladesh, Cambodia, Ethiopia ...

One child in five misses out on basic vaccinations. Immunisation for All identifies country-level strategies to reach the unreached. And it identifies factors at the global level that will help to create a more conducive environment for countries...

In all countries and regions, parents and families have an important role in providing care and protection for children and they are often supported in this role by the local communities as well as public and private services. Under the UN...

Inequality in developing countries is twice as high among children as among the general population, as this report reveals, with new quantitative analysis of 32 countries. Born Equal assesses the effects of inequality on child development....

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...

Nearly two million children still die from vaccine-preventable diseases each year. The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI) leads worldwide efforts to improve access to vaccines. It aims to immunise 243 million children by 2015...

Health Worker's Reach Index

2011 - Ethiopia, Malawi, Nepal ...

A major new health workers index by Save the Children has ranked the best and worst countries for a child to fall sick in — with Chad and Somalia at the bottom and Switzerland and Finland at the top.The index measures not only how many health...