Resource Centre

  • Psychosocial Safety: Pathways to psychosocial safety for Syria's displaced children and adolescents

    The conflict that began in Syria in March 2011 has resulted in the largest displacement crisis in the world: over six million Syrians are currently living as internally displaced people (IDPs) and, in 2019, people inside of Syria continue to be displaced ...

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  • A Children's Crisis: Update on Al Hol camp and COVID-19 concerns

    A COVID-19 crisis in Al Hol would be a children’s crisis. Children in the camp, many with already weakened immune systems or underlying health conditions as a result of living in desperate conditions during their formative years, may struggle to cope ...

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  • GBV Monitoring and Evaluation Toolkit

    The Gender-based Violence (GBV) Monitoring and Evaluation Toolkit draws on the insights and experiences of international and local organizations implementing GBV programming in Turkey cross-border operations, as well as best practice GBV resources on ...

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  • First and Last Responders: Civil society strengthening in the Syria crisis

    The majority of Syria’s civil society organisations were born of the crisis as women and men in Syria and the diaspora sought to respond to the needs of their affected communities. With limited international presence, these mostly young organisations ...

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  • Without School: The impact of attacks on education in North West Syria on children

    Ten years of conflict has affected the lives of millions of children in Syria, killing thousands. In 2019 alone, 251 children were killed in North West Syria alone during conflict. The conflict has also decimated civilian infrastructure, and schools ...

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  • Brief Guidance Note: A disability-inclusive COVID-19 response

    Persons with disabilities are known to be at an increased risk of infection and complications during the COVID-19 pandemic. These risks are aggravated by numerous barriers to family crisis preparedness, a lack of access to health and protection messaging ...

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  • Case Study: When donors think outside the box

    Violet is a Syrian organization, which started out in 2011 through a network of young volunteers who fett they had to do something for their communities which were suffering as a result of the conflict in Syria. They started out by providing essential ...

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  • Jordan GBV IMS Task Force Annual Report 2019

    A decade into the Syria crisis, refugees remain in exile as their country continues to face a protracted conflict and a dire humanitarian crisis. Many Syrian refugees are located in Jordan, and it is estimated that about 50 percent are women and girls. ...

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  • Family Planning and Postabortion Care in Emergencies in Syria

    This fact sheet provides details on Save the Children's family planning and postabortion care programming in Syria.

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  • “I Want to Continue to Study”: Barriers to secondary education for Syrian refugee children in Jordan

    As the conflict in Syria enters its 10th year, the education crisis for Syrian refugee children in Jordan who now are progressing into secondary education has become more acute. Many children are unable to access education because of poverty, lack of ...

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  • Strengthening Coordinated Education Planning and Response in Crises: Syria case study

    The civil war in Syria began in March 2011 and has become one of the largest humanitarian crises in the world. In 2018, there were 5.8 million children and young people in need of education assistance in the country. Direct attacks on schools and education ...

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  • Don't Leave Them Alone: The future of the cross-border response in north west Syria

    This inter-organizational report provides insights on the humanitarian situation on the ground, through information aggregated by first-line humanitarian responders. The report presents an account of the acuteness of needs in north west Syria, and shows ...

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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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  • Achieving Durable Solutions for Returnee Children: What do we know?

    We are in the midst of a profound  ‘returns-first’ shift in the global politics of child displacement. In response to soaring numbers of displaced worldwide –68.5 million, of which more than half are children – governments around the world are ...

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  • Children and Armed Conflict Special Update: August 2019

    On August 2, 2019, the UN Security Council will hold its open debate on children and armed conflict (CAC) under Poland’s presidency. Poland will seek to highlight the 10-year anniversary of the adoption of Security Council Resolution 1882 (2009), as ...

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  • Child Labour within the Syrian Refugee Response: A regional strategic framework for action

    Child labour is a grave violation of children’s rights experienced by many children, including Syrian refugees and those from host communities, in the neighbouring countries covered under the Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP): Egypt, Iraq, ...

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  • From Words to Action: Promoting gender equality and transformative action through the Grand Bargain

    This brief presents the key points from a global consultation organized by UN Women and the Grand Bargain Friends of Gender Group. The goal of the consultation was to enable dialogue among the Grand Bargain Facilitation Group, Workstream co-conveners, ...

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  • Through HER Eyes: Girls' take on the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action in the Arab Region, 25 years later

    This is an adolescent friendly booklet about the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (1995). It includes a summary of what is included in the Declaration and what this means for the Arab Region. Chapter IV of the Declaration talks about the girl ...

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  • A Better Tomorrow: Syria's Children Have Their Say

    After eight years of destructive conflict, more than a third of Syrian children ‘always or frequently’ feel unsafe, as well as distressed and alone, according to a survey carried out for a new Save the Children report, “A Better Tomorrow: Syria’s ...

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  • Case Study: Strengthening internal systems

    The RISE programme funded by IKEA Foundation aimed at building the organizational capacity of Syrian civil society organizations and their Child Protection programming. It focused on the internal capacity of the organizations themselves as well as their ...

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