Resource Centre

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Centrality of Protection in Humanitarian Action: GPC 2018 review

    The five country case studies selected for the 2018 GPC Review (Afghanistan, South Sudan, Ukraine, Whole of Syria and Yemen) allow for more context specific reflection and highlight particular issues around accountability, shrinking humanitarian space, ...

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  • Emergency Contraception in Reproductive Health Programs in Humanitarian Settings

    Our reproductive health in emergencies program strives to provide a full range of modern contraceptive methods so that women may access the contraception method that is best suited to their needs. Emergency contraception (EC) is a critical part to the ...

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  • No School To Go Back To: The impact of airstrikes on Syria's schools

    In this report, Syria Relief calls on all parties to the Syrian conflict to stop deliberately bombing schools, as well as to go to greater efforts to avoid bombing them. This document is written in response to the airstrikes carried out on 4 out of ...

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  • Psychosocial Wellbeing and Socio-Emotional Learning in the Syrian Refugee Response: Challenges and Opportunities

    With the growing recognition of the importance of holistic and child focused programming, psychosocial support (PSS) and social and emotional learning (SEL) programmes are increasing in number in crisis-affected contexts, not least in the humanitarian ...

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  • Annual Report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC) 2017

    The 2017 Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict Report reveals an alarming increase in grave violations against children—21,000 verified occurences in the last year alone (compared to 15,500 in 2016). Children in conflict areas in the Central ...

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  • Corporate Responses to Protecting Children's Rights in Middle East and North Africa

    In an effort to provide insights and guidance on how businesses protect – or fall short in protecting – children’s rights in the Middle East and North Africa, this report draws on one of Global Child Forum’s essential research products: The ...

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  • Assessing the Impacts of Literacy Learning Games for Syrian Refugee Children: An executive overview of Antura and the Letters and Feed the Monster Impact Evaluations

    The crisis in Syria has left 2.3 million children without an education, many of which are now living in displacement in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, Greece, and Italy. There are many obstacles to the continuation of schooling for these children: the ...

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  • Promise to Practice: Following through on commitments to support the future of Syria and the region

    The conflict in Syria has created the largest displacement crisis in well over a generation, possibly since the second world war. Six million people remain displaced internally, more than five million are registered as refugees in neighbouring countries ...

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  • Beyond Survival: Seven years of war on Syria's children

    In February 2018, World Vision spoke to 1,254 Syrian girls and boys in Southern Syria, Jordan and Lebanon. They talked about their daily lives, their hopes for the future and the things they think about. Their stories included war-induced violence, displacement, ...

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  • Increasing Understanding for Syrian Refugee Children with Empirical Evidence

    Today, Syrians represent the largest refugee group in the world. Since the beginning of the Syrian civil war in 2012, more than 5.2 million Syrians have fled the country as refugees, and about half of these are children. Most of the Syrian refugees are ...

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  • Syrian Refugee Children in Egypt Express their Hopes and Aspirations

    As the Syria Crisis enters its eighth year, Save the Children spoke to Syrian refugee children in Egypt about what their hopes, aspirations, and dreams for the future are.          

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  • Voices from Syria's Danger Zones

    The conflict in Syria is entering its eighth year- 2557 days of brutal violence and heartbreak- Syrian children are being killed, maimed, displaced, denied an education, healthcare and aid, on a daily basis. The conflict is not de-escalating. "De-escalation ...

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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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  • Dangerous Ground: Syria's refugees face an uncertain future

    Since the beginning of the eight-year crisis, over 6 million people have fled Syria. This constitutes over half of the pre-war population of the nation. The change in the Syrian military landscape in 2017 saw the advancement of the Syrian army and the ...

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  • Boy in Ghouta, Syria (video)

    On inspecting the destruction left behind by of a series of missile strikes around one month ago, staff come across a young boy trying to salvage his family's belongings from the site where his house used to stand. Since then, thousands of families trapped ...

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  • Idlib: Children's lives on the line

    Today, an estimated 2.9 million people live in Idlib and the surrounding areas. At least 1.4 million of those are Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), who have already been forced to flee their homes at least once. Some children in Idlib have moved seven ...

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  • Child Labour: The new reality for refugee children

    The number of child laborers in Jordan has more than doubled in the period between 2008 and 2017, to an estimated 70,000 child laborers among Jordanians and Syrians. While there is a lack of data, the situation is expected to be similar in Lebanon. ...

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