Resource Centre

  • No Safe Haven: The plight of Rohingya children across Asia

    Wherever they are and wherever they go, Rohingya children in south and southeast Asia face discrimination, exclusion, and denial of their most basic rights. For most of these children, these challenges begin in Myanmar, where the Rohingya community has ...

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  • Under the Same Sky: How a year of COVID-19 affected Asia-Pacific Children

    A year after- as the world still grapples with COVID-19, children and families' lives are being turned upside down with devastating impacts on children and their rights. From health systems are being overwhelmed, economies are sliding down, and children ...

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  • Skills to Succeed: Program Achievements

    Skills to Succeed (S2S) equips deprived and marginalized adolescents and youth with the skills and job linkages they need to find decent jobs or build their own businesses and break the intergenerational cycle of poverty. Since 2011, S2S has served more ...

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  • Building Systemic Resilience in School Systems: The way forward

    The sudden transition to online learning due to the COVID-19 outbreak has worsened pre-existing inequalities among students. In this policy paper, the Asian Development Bank and the HEAD Foundation recommend blended learning with resource boosting to ...

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  • Annual Report 2020: Bangladesh

    This report presents a summary of highlights and outcomes from Save the Children's country office in Bangladesh for 2020. 

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  • USAID’S MaMoni Maternal and Newborn Care Strengthening Project (MNCSP): Emergency response to COVID-19

    In Bangladesh, the first case of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) was detected in early March 2020, just prior to the World Health Organization (WHO) declaring the outbreak a global pandemic. Being a densely populated country, Bangladesh is highly exposed ...

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  • Reimagining Girls’ Education: Solutions to keep girls learning in emergencies

    Girls in emergencies are facing several challenges related to education, such as disadvantages at all stages of education, struggle to learn, and higher risk of being out-of-school. This material provides an empirical overview on how to support the learning ...

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  • Skills to Succeed: Bangladesh

    In Bangladesh, 87% of the working population is employed in the informal sector, which is often characterized by unsafe working conditions and low incomes. Skills to Succeed (S2S) supports youth ages 15-24 in the transition from school to work and it ...

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  • Understanding the Relationship Between Child Marriage and Female Genital Mutilation: A statistical overview of their co-occurrence and risk factors

    The well-being of millions of girls around the world is threatened by child marriage and female genital mutilation (FGM). Both child marriage and FGM have existed for generations due to gender inequality. In many countries where both practices are common, ...

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  • Developing and Influencing National Policy Guidelines to Reduce Unnecessary Cesarean Sections in Bangladesh

    Over 300 million dollars are wasted in ‘unnecessary caesarian section’ deliveries in Bangladesh. In countries like Bangladesh where universal health coverage is yet to take a more structured form, these out of pocket expenses can push citizens into ...

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  • Closing the Digital Divide for Marginalized Youth in Bangladesh: Mobile Training Center

    An innovative approach for providing access to the internet and build the digital skills of the most marginalized adolescents and youth in Bangladesh, particularly girls, is the use of a Mobile Training Center (MTC). The MTC moves around Chattogram to ...

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  • Rising to the Challenge: Youth perspectives on climate change and education in Bangladesh

    Bangladeshi youth's experiences and perceptions of the impact of climate change on education are examined in this study. Furthermore, the need of climate change education is described and studied.

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  • Integration of Midwifery Services into the Health System: Experience of strengthening the National Midwifery Program (SNMP) through UNFPA and Save the Children in Bangladesh

    In April 2017, UNFPA collaborated with Save the Children to launch the Strengthening the National Midwifery Program (SNMP) (2017-2021) under the leadership of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MOH&FW) to strengthen midwifery education and demonstrate ...

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  • Improving Working Conditions in the Informal Sector

    The Skills to Succeed program equips youth with the skills and job linkages they need to find decent jobs or start businesses. With 87% of working people in Bangladesh employed in the informal sector, the program launched a community-led initiative to ...

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  • Violence against Women and Girls in Bangladesh: Barriers to legal recourse and support

    Women and girls in Bangladesh are facing increased domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is highlighting pre-existing systemic barriers to legal recourse, protection, and social services. This crisis comes as Bangladesh marks the anniversaries ...

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  • 5 Years of Pneumonia Vaccination in Bangladesh

    Over 48 million Pneumonia vaccinations have been provided for children since 2015 since the inclusion of Pneumococcal Vaccine (PCV) in Government’s routine Expanded Program of Immunization (EPI) in March 2015. Save the Children and its partners have ...

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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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  • Innovation for Localisation: Exploring the Impact of Channeling Unrestricted Funding to NNGOs in Emergency Contexts

    The impetus for advancing solutions towards local leadership, dispelling the risk narrative, and as a result increasing L/NNGOs’ access to unrestricted institutional funding has never been greater. Despite this, research and evidence in this area is ...

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  • Sponsorship Programs Annual Report 2019

    Sponsorship Programs contribute to Save the Children’s vision of a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. In 2019 Sponsorship administered $53 million of lifeenhancing programs that directly ...

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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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