Resource Centre

  • 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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  • 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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  • Landscape Analysis on Young People's Engagement in Climate Change and Health in Six LMICs in Africa and Asia

    Future generation’s health and well-being are bound to the fate of the planet. The need for a transformative climate action is urgent as the climate change already have devastating effects across the globe. Young people are active agents of change ...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Addressing Child Labour: Lessons learned from ChildFund interventions

    2021 is designated as the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour and the global efforts in the fight against child labour are accelerating. In this paper a summary of exchanges among ChildFund Alliance members during a child labour webinar ...

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  • Connect Project Fact Sheet

    This fact sheet covers the Connect Project funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The project uses a phased approach to leverage the reach of large-scale "host projects" in Bangladesh and Tanzania focusing on first-time parents use of post-partum ...

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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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  • Tackling a Double-threat: Children at the front and centre of urban fragility and climate change

    Climate change is causing multiple threats and is disproportionately affecting the most vulnerable children. In this policy brief, linkages between urban fragility and climate change and the resulting impacts on children marginalized urban settings are ...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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