Resource Centre

  • Guardians of the Planet: Asia Pacific children and youth voices on climate crisis and disaster risk reduction

    The worldwide youth movement that brought over 10 million people to the streets in September 2019, is calling on people across the world to take part in ‘climate strikes’. In Asia and the Pacific, from August 2019 to January 2020, a total of 9,681 ...

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  • The Legal Framework for Child Protection in South Asia

    Every child has the right to be protected from violence under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). All countries in South Asia are state parties to the UNCRC, and are thereby obliged to undertake all appropriate legislative ...

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  • Family Planning and Postabortion Care in Emergencies in Pakistan

    This fact sheet provides details on Save the Children's family planning and postabortion care programming in Pakistan.

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  • Living in Chains: Shackling of people with psychosocial disabilities worldwide

    Hundreds of thousands of people, both adult and children around the globe with mental health conditions have been shackled at least once in their lives. Inadequate support and mental health services, as well as stigma concerning people with psychosocial ...

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  • Civil Society and Budget Advocacy to End Child Marriage: Lessons learned from six pilot projects

    Produced by Girls Not Brides, this discussion paper shares key lessons learned from six pilot projects on budget advocacy to end child marriage. The projects were carried out in Kenya, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Togo. Among many key findings, this ...

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  • Reproductive Health in Emergencies Tablet-Based Supervision System to Improve Competency of Health Care Providers

    This brief provides an overview of the Reproductive Health in Emergencies Tablet-Based Supervision System. The tablet-based supervision system allows streamlining supervision systems, prioritization of whom to supervise based on the needs, adapting individual ...

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  • Fighting for Breath in Pakistan 2020: 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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  • Researching the Delivery of Health and Nutrition Interventions for Women and Children in the Context of Armed Conflict: Lessons on research challenges and strategies from BRANCH Consortium case studies of Somalia, Mali, Pakistan and Afghanistan

    The BRANCH Consortium conducted a case study looking into the supply of health and nutrition interventions for women and children in countries affected by conflict. The purpose of the study was to better understand the dominant influences on humanitarian ...

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  • Emergency Contraception in Reproductive Health Programs in Humanitarian Settings

    Our reproductive health in emergencies program strives to provide a full range of modern contraceptive methods so that women may access the contraception method that is best suited to their needs. Emergency contraception (EC) is a critical part to the ...

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  • Advancing the Localisation Agenda in Protection Coordination Groups

    In many countries across the world, local organizations are the first responders to humanitarian crises. These actors do not only provide crucial cultural and historical knowledge to responses, but also access to local networks and affected communities. ...

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  • More Than Brides Alliance: Giving girls a voice and a choice

    The More Than Brides Alliance brings together international partners including Save the Children and local civil society groups to empower girls to decide if and when to get married and to make informed choices about their sexual and reproductive health ...

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  • Barriers and Enablers for Practicing Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) in Rural Sindh, Pakistan

    Save the Children conducted this qualitative study in two health facilities of Sindh, Pakistan from October to December 2016 to understand the key barriers and enablers to a mother's ability to practice Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC), and the feasibility ...

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  • Best of UNICEF Research Retrospective: Documenting impact and lessons learned

    This retrospective comprises a selection of reports from the past six years of UNICEF research, focusing on children’s rights, protection, and health. The featured examples, including six case studies, has been selected in an annual exercise to award ...

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  • Women's Reproductive Health Needs Don't Stop when Disaster Strikes

    This infographic details the need for family planning in displacement and calls for increased investment by the global community.

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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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  • The Intersection of School Corporal Punishment and Associated Factors: Baseline results from a randomized controlled trial in Pakistan

    Violence against youth is a global issue; one form of youth victimization is school corporal punishment. This study used baseline assessments from a cluster randomized controlled trial to examine the prevalence of school corporal punishment, by gender, ...

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  • Social Protection and Child Malnutrition in Pakistan: A challenging context

    Pakistan faces immense challenges when it comes to tackling malnutrition. Although the proportion of underweight children has remained constant over the past ten years or so, the proportion of stunted children has worsened. Levels of malnutrition among ...

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  • MSA Global Fund HIV Programme Factsheet Pakistan

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

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  • Efforts to Pave the Way for Enabling Legal Environment, Anti-Discriminatory Policies and Practices

    This brief shares efforts and results from the Multi Country South Asia HIV (MSA) program in the area of legal and policy reforms focused on human rights and fundamental freedoms of men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender people (TG). MSA countries ...

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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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