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In 2011, in the midst of the devastating Horn of Africa drought, Save the Children launched the largest ever multi-country humanitarian response covering three countries: Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia, the most severely impacted by the drought....

This report examines the results of a primary school learner background survey and reading assessment conducted in early 2013. The survey and reading assessment covered 944 grade 2 learners throughout 51 schools in World Vision Kenya's Kalawa ADP...

Budget Transparency and Child Nutrition

2013 - Kenya, Zambia, South Africa ...

In order to track whether we are making progress in reducing child mortality, citizens and child rights monitors need access to information from their governments. This study sets out to establish the degree of budget transparency in five African...

A Guide to conducting survey on Budget Transparency and Human Rights jointly published by AT4HR, the International Budget Partnership and Save the Children. The Guide explores how to design and conduct survey-based research on budget transparency...

This report draws on the compiled Household Economy Analysis dataset and analysis tools to answer some of the most pressing questions about disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation in a range of livelihood contexts:- Which single...

This joint report aims to investigate the contribution that accountability mechanisms make to project quality and impact across humanitarian and development sectors. The proposed theory is that accountability mechanisms improve project quality,...

The past decade has witnessed unprecedented progress with millions more children in school. But there is a growing crisis in learning. Millions of children in school are unable to read, write or calculate. As The Right to Learn shows, a key...

YouthSave, a consortium initiative created in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation, was established in 2010 to investigate the potential of youth savings accounts as a tool for youth development and financial inclusion in developing...

A Powerpoint presentation by Save the Children about consultations with children and adolescents that gives some background on the drafting process of the General Comment on Child Rights and the Business Sector. This presentation can be used as a...

This is a set of ten case studies demonstrating Save the Children’s practice in Accountability and Child Participation from across the globe. They are intended for use by Save the Children staff both at Head Office and in Country Programmes and...