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"What youth want " was the question the YouthSave project set out to answer through four market studies involving almost 2500 (primarily youth) respondents in Colombia, Ghana, Kenya, and Nepal. The research shows that, contrary to widespread...

This Regional Programmes Newsletter presented by the Eastern and Central Africa Regional Office of Save the Children Sweden (SCS ECAf), gives the 2012 highlights experienced and shared by the programme staff, partner organizations and country...

Chronic poverty and malnutrition, conflict, weak health systems, high food prices, poor vaccination coverage, a lack of access to clean water and a changing climate, all culminated in a deadly food crisis in 2011. Despite early warnings,...

Mobile Technology in Emergencies

2012 - Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Haiti ...

The explosive growth in access to mobile phones across the developing world provides a unique opportunity for the humanitarian sector. But the full potential of mobile phones to work as transformative tools in emergency response has not yet been...

Save the Children's report, 'A creeping crisis: the neglect of education in slow-onset emergencies' focuses on the role and importance of education in mitigating the impact of droughts in east Africa and west Africa. It shows how food scarcity...

The primary objective of this project was to document how NGOs understand and implement acceptance. The project’s rationale emerged from the observation that there is a lack of research and documentation on what an acceptance approach to security...

This needs assessment was prepared for the Kenya Humanitarian Forum, 6th May 2011.  It addresses the impacts of drought in North East Kenya using information gathered through focus group discussions, household questionnaires, in-depth interviews,...

This second issue of the Child Rights Governance (CRG) Bulletin for Eastern and Central Africa provides a platform for learning and information sharing between the Save the Children Sweden (SCS) Child Rights Governance Programme and other...

Save the Children Sweden-Ethiopia (SCS Ethiopia) has made the protection of children from physical and humiliating punishment one of its top priority areas of involvement. Research studies have established that physical and humiliating punishment...

Kenya Alliance for Advancement of Children (KAACR) is carrying out a three-year project to prevent and respond to all forms of violence against children by establishing national child protection  systems in Kenya through the development of good...