Resource Centre

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Nutrition in the WHO African Region

    Today, nutrition is considered a fundamental pre-requisite to health and well-being, and a primary indicator of future human capital development. The first 1000 days of a child's life is especially crucial. Physical growth and cognitive development within ...

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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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  • A Deadly Journey for Children: The Central Mediterranean Migration Route

    Every day, thousands of women and children travel from the hinterlands of Africa and the Middle East, across the Sahara to the Mediterranean Sea in Libya in hopes of reaching safety in Europe. They flee war, violence and poverty. They endure exploitation, ...

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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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