Resource Centre

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Discussing Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD): A guide for hygiene promoters

    This document includes information on how to work with communities in Cox's Bazaar to prevent acute watery diarrhoea (AWD). It includes key information on factors such as prevention and transmission as well as a segment on AWD and children. 

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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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  • 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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  • Cox's Bazar Education Sector: COVID 19 Response Strategy, 2020- Reaching Every Learner

    The Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commissioner in Cox’s Bazar made a statement on March 24 th 2020, defining the essential and critical activities in all 34 camps for COVID-19. Education was defined as a non-essential activity in the statement, resulting ...

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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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  • Back to Learning: Adapted local guidance for COVID-19 education facility reopening

    The purpose of this document is to assist education partners to prepare for the eventual re-opening of schools and Learning Facilities/Centers in Cox’s Bazar host community as well as Refugee camps as it gives suggestions on how Education Sector partners ...

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