Resource Centre

  • "You Pray for Death": Trafficking of women and girls in Nigeria

    This report discusses the human rights abuses suffered by Nigerian women and girls who are trafficked for sexual and labor exploitation within and outside Nigeria. It also records the experiences of foreign women who are trafficked into Nigeria, mostly ...

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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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  • READY: Global Readiness for Major Disease Outbreak Response

    This fact sheet provides a brief overview of READY- Save the Children's initiative for increasing global readiness for response to major disease outbreaks. READY brings together the best parts of what works across the consortium’s operational, academic, ...

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  • Families Torn Apart: Protecting and caring for children separated from their families by the conflict in North-east Nigeria

    Children’s experiences are different from those of adults and we believe that children are well placed to articulate their own needs and desires. As such this assessment, which is a part of Save the Children’s Protecting Children in Conflict (PCiC) ...

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  • Storytelling to End Child Marriage in the Sahel Region: How survivors are acting as role models and holding decision-makers to account

    This briefing was developed as part of a series on child marriage and accountability showcasing lessons-learned from Save the Children programming around the world. It details work with girls who have survived child marriage in the Sahel Region. The ...

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  • "They Didn't Know if I Was Alive or Dead": Military detention of children for suspected Boko Haram involvement in northeast Nigeria

    The Nigerian military has been found to arbitrarily detain thousands of children for suspected involvement with the armed Islamist group Boko Haram. Many children are held without charge for months or years and often with little or no evidence of involvement ...

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  • A Sensemaker Approach: Addressing key contextual and gender-related barriers to adolescent sexual and reproductive health rights and services in Northern Nigeria

    This briefing was developed as part of a series on child marriage and accountability showcasing lessons-learned from Save the Children programming around the world. It details work with an interactive story collection app to provide insights into the ...

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  • Evaluation Learning Review for DFID Nigeria

    Eight evaluation and one research report were provided by DFID for this review. The Girls Education Project (GEP III) consists of multiple interventions aiming to provide meaningful and relevant quality basic education for integrated Qur’anic education. ...

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  • Stunting, Wasting, and Education in Nigeria

    Globally, the number of primary school children with nutritional deficiencies is high. This rapid review focuses on children with such deficiencies (namely stunting and wasting), and how it affects them throughout their primary education. Although the ...

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  • Fighting for Breath in Nigeria: A call to action to stop children dying from Pneumonia

    Pneumonia is the world’s leading infectious killer of children, claiming the lives of more than 800,000 children under the age of five every year, more than 2,000 every day. It is a shocking demonstration of pervasive health inequities Disproportionately ...

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  • “Because my Husband and I Have Never Had a Baby Before…” Results and Lessons from Interventions with First-Time Parents in Madagascar, Mozambique, and Nigeria

    This technical brief presents findings and lessons learned from small-scale interventions implemented by the Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP) with first-time parents (FTPs) in three diverse settings. This presentation of cross-country learning ...

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  • Tanora Mitsinjo Taranaka: Lessons learned from an integrated approach to increase use of health services by First-time Young Parents in Madagascar

    This technical brief shares program approaches, results, and implementation lessons from an intervention with first-time parents implemented by the Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP) in Madagascar.

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  • Lessons Learned from an Integrated Approach for Reaching First-time Young Parents in Nigeria

    The Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP) adapted and tested interventions with first-time young parents (FTYPs) in Kogi and Ebonyi states. This brief describes the interventions implemented in response to the formative research findings and presents ...

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  • Better Parenting Curriculum Nigeria

    The ability to parent well is not necessarily intuitive – an individual’s parenting style is influenced by aspects of his or her own history, personality and temperament, together with characteristics of the child, such as age or temperament. Class, ...

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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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  • E-vouchers in Conflict Situations: Approaches and lessons learned from northeast Nigeria (August 2016-September 2017)

    This case study presents a detailed description of the utilization of electronic vouchers (or e-vouchers) for the delivery of emergency relief. In these pages, we hope to provide a snapshot for humanitarian response peers on best practices, lessons learned ...

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  • Ending Legalised Violence Against Children by 2030: Progress towards prohibition and elimination of corporal punishment in Pathfinder countries

    This report tracks the country-level progress that has been made to prohibit corporal punishment of children in Pathfinding Countries. It emphasizes the importance of ending corporal punishment to achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16.2. Furthermore, ...

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  • Displaced and Host Communities Livelihoods and Food Security in Borno State, Nigeria: HEA Urban Baseline Report

    The Household Economy Approach (HEA) was developed in the early 1990s by Save the Children UK in order to assist humanitarian practitioners in predicting short-term changes in a population’s access to food. It is a livelihoods-based framework for analysing ...

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  • Turning Education Around: Responding to the crisis in Borno state, Northeastern Nigeria

    Many children in Borno State and Northeast Nigeria are risking not receiving an education. A lack of education, and subsequently a loss of job opportunities, has the potential of fueling additional cycles of violence and forced migration in the region. ...

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  • Basic Needs & Response Analysis Framework Report: Pilot assessment in and around informal IDPs settlements in Borno State, Nigeria, June 2017

    This report, undertaken by Okular Analytics, Save the Children, the World Food Programme, and Plan Internation, assesses the basic needs and the required response for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) living in settlements in Borno State, Nigeria. ...

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