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  • The Secondary Impacts of COVID-19 on Women and Girls in Sub-Saharan Africa

    This rapid review focuses on identifying evidence on the secondary impacts of COVID-19 on women and girls in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). It aims to enable a greater understanding of the unique circumstances of women and girls in the region, which could ...

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  • Girls on the Move Research Series

    The dream of a better future makes millions of girls leave their homes each year. Every girl carries a powerful story- why she migrates, the risks she faces, and the vision of a future she heads toward. It is important that girls' stories are heard. ...

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  • Implementing the Global Compact on Refugees for children: Examples of child-focused work

    At the time of writing, children make up over half of the world's refugees. These children face severe protection issues, and their care and development needs often go unmet. As the COVID-19 pandemic has spread across the world, the situation for refugee ...

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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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  • 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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  • The Health of Internally Displaced Children in Sub-Saharan Africa: A scoping review

    Around 41,3 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) were located around the world at the end of 2018. The same year, internal displacement in sub-Saharan Africa was higher than in any other region, with approximately 7,4 million people displaced ...

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  • Mozambique Protection Cluster’s Guidance Note on Prevention and Mitigation of COVID-19

    There is insufficient research on COVID-19 to make conclusions on the susceptibility of children to the disease. However, children remain vulnerable during infectious disease outbreaks, both because of risk of illness but also due to disruptions to their ...

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  • The Climate Crisis: Climate change impacts, trends and vulnerabilities of children in sub Saharan Africa

    Children are the least responsible for climate change. However, they will bear the greatest burden of its impact. At the time of writing, nearly 160 million children live in high drought-severity zones and 500 million live in extremely high flood occurrence ...

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  • Save the Children Documentary: Surviving a natural disaster – about the cyclones in Mozambique

    The cyclones that hit Mozambique in 2019 devastated everything in their path. All that was left were razed villages and collapsed school buildings. In this edition of Save the Children Documentary, we hear the voices of children who survived, climate ...

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  • Systems Effects of Integrated Community Case Management Projects: Mozambique Country Report

    Save the Children US’ Department for Global Health (DGH) funded an embedded case study of systems effects of successive integrated Community Case Management (iCCM) projects implemented in Mozambique, Ethiopia, and Malawi. The study was implemented ...

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  • Double Disasters: The effect of cyclones Idai and Kenneth on child marriage in Mozambique

    An increasing body of research from disaster-affected contexts across the world points to a marked increase in early marriages during and after disasters. This policy brief explores the situation in Mozambique following the devastating cyclones Idai ...

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  • “Because my Husband and I Have Never Had a Baby Before…” Results and Lessons from Interventions with First-Time Parents in Madagascar, Mozambique, and Nigeria

    This technical brief presents findings and lessons learned from small-scale interventions implemented by the Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP) with first-time parents (FTPs) in three diverse settings. This presentation of cross-country learning ...

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  • From Cyclone to Food Crisis: Ensuring the needs of women and girls are prioritized in the Cyclone Idai and Kenneth responses

    After the double tragedy and devastation of Cyclone Idai in March 2019 and Cyclone Kenneth six weeks later, the people of Mozambique now face yet another crisis: a food security crisis. At least 433,056 households have had their land and crops partially ...

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  • On the Move Alone (OMA): A practical tool for case management of unaccompanied migrant children in southern Africa

    This practitioners’ guidebook and On the Move Alone (OMA) Tool is intended to serve as the official guide for SADC member states in the development of their National Action Plans. These plans are set to be aligned to the new Regional Strategic Plan ...

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  • From Words to Action: A decade fighting child trafficking in Mozambique

    Words into Action: A decade of fighting trafficking in Mozambique is the story of how the government stepped up to their responsibilities for children, and how Save the Children contributed to this process. Influencing systemic change is often seen as ...

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