Resource Centre

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Improving Early Childhood Education in Rural Bangladesh

    Bangladesh has made significant progress in expanding access to education over the last decade. For example, the country has achieved near-universal primary school enrolment. However, more than half the children who complete primary education are unable ...

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  • Child Marriage in Humanitarian Settings in South Asia: Study results from Bangladesh and Nepal

    There are estimated to be 285 million child brides in South Asia. Child marriages can result in serious violations of human rights as it prevents the child from having a childhood where it can play and be protected. Although the child marriage rates ...

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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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  • "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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Elevating Evidence: Localisation in the 2019 Bangladesh flood response

    The report analyses progress in seven areas: leadership, coordination and complementarity, partnerships, funding, participation and policy influence. It also identifies emerging positive practices that support localization, key challenges, and considerations ...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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