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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  • Joint Appeal for Effective Response and Mitigation of Impact of COVID-19 on the Children in Bangladesh

    While the world is grappling with the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Bangladesh also starts being affected. Joining Forces Bangladesh appreciates the measures taken by the Government of Bangladesh that includes enforcing nationwide ...

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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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  • Fighting for Breath in Bangladesh 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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  • Advocating for National Community Health Workforce Strategy in Bangladesh

    Save the Children advocated for and led the development of a Community Health Worker Strategy 2019-2030 in Bangladesh. This publication shares the background of the process, the history of community health workers in Bangladesh, and how Save the Children ...

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  • "No Happy Ever After": What children really think about child marriage in humanitarian crises

    ‘No Happily Ever After’ is new research that raises the voices and views of the children and young people who are affected by the issue of child marriage in countries facing a humanitarian crisis. The report also draws on the voices of children ...

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  • Guidance Note on Remote Child Protection Case Management (CM): Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

    During infectious disease outbreaks like the COVID-19 pandemic, many humanitarian agencies consider remote child protection case management (CM) approaches. However, a considerable amount of preparation, planning and adaptation is needed to deal with ...

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  • Child Protection in Emergencies Professional Development Programme 4th Cycle Asia Pacific: Residential Training Report

    Child Protection in Emergencies Professional Development Programme (CPiE PDP) is a six-month capacity building programme for mid-level child protection in emergencies practitioners. In the Asia Pacific region, three cycles have been completed since 2016 ...

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  • Funding for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women and Girls in Humanitarian Programming: Bangladesh case study

    Evidence shows that women and girls are disproportionately impacted by disasters and conflict. These crises affect their life expectancy, education, maternal health, livelihoods, nutrition, as well as the levels of violence they experience. At the same ...

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  • Children and Young People’s Voices in Times of COVID-19: Voices of children and young people in the United Kingdom (Milton Keynes) and World Vision International’s young leaders programme

    This research is part of World Vision’s global campaign ‘It Takes A World to End Violence Against Children’ which seeks to see an end to all forms of violence against children everywhere. We gathered 110 children and young people online from 14 ...

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  • Strengthening Community Health Systems through CHW Harmonization in Bangladesh

    The purpose of this policy brief is to inform discussions and decisions at the national level in Bangladesh regarding CHW harmonization and the Community Clinic (CC) Centered Health Service Model. This brief summarizes results from a pilot of the Community ...

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  • Access to Social Protection in Syhlet, Bangladesh

    This study was undertaken to examine the coverage of social protection schemes in Sylhet, Bangladesh, and to analyse what barriers poor and vulnerable people face in accessing such schemes. The target area was chosen based on it being the operational ...

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  • Child Protection Risks During COVID-19

    Throughout the world children are facing heightened protection risks due to the COVID-19, this is especially true for Rohingya children living in refugee camps in Cox's Bazar. Since the beginning of the pandemic services and support systems for children ...

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  • Managing Possible Serious Bacterial Infection of Young Infants where Referral is not Possible: Lessons from the early implementation experience in Kushtia District learning laboratory, Bangladesh

    Background Serious infections account for 25% of global newborn deaths annually, most in low-resource settings where hospital-based treatment is not accessible or feasible. In Bangladesh, one-third of neonatal deaths are attributable to serious infection; ...

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  • Family Planning and Postabortion Care in Emergencies in Bangladesh

    This fact sheet provides details about Save the Children's reproductive health programming for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.

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  • Strengthening Community Engagement and Local Government Support to Improve Community Health Care Programs

    The purpose of this policy brief is to inform discussions and decisions at the national and local levels in Bangladesh regarding why community and government support is essential to improve community health programming. This brief summarizes recent programming ...

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  • Child Marriage Practices Among the Rohingya in Bangladesh

    Child marriage is a significant threat faced by millions of girls each year. Marriage at young ages can pose multiple threats to young girls’ lives, health, and future prospects, including an increased risk of intimate partner violence, higher maternal ...

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  • Mainstreaming Inclusive Education: Sharing good practices

    Save the Children defines inclusive education as “one dimension of a rights-based quality education which emphasises equity in access and participation and responds positively to the individual learning needs and competencies of all children. Inclusive ...

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  • Connect: Increasing Use of Pospartum Family Planning by First-Time Parents

    This project overview describes the Connect project and its approaches and strategies for increasing access to postpartum family planning for first-time parents in Bangladesh and Tanzania.

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