Resource Centre

  • Hearing the Voices of Children in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique

    The armed conflict in the northern province of Cabo Delgado has caused hundreds of thousands of children and their families to flee their homes, often having to leave with nothing but the clothes on their backs. It is estimated that over 1/3 of the province’s ...

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  • Understanding the Relationship Between Child Marriage and Female Genital Mutilation: A statistical overview of their co-occurrence and risk factors

    The well-being of millions of girls around the world is threatened by child marriage and female genital mutilation (FGM). Both child marriage and FGM have existed for generations due to gender inequality. In many countries where both practices are common, ...

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  • Lung Ultrasound Patterns in Paediatric Pneumonia in Mozambique and Pakistan

    Improved pneumonia diagnostics are needed, particularly in resource-constrained settings. Lung ultrasound (LUS) is a promising point-of-care imaging technology for diagnosing pneumonia. The objective of this study was to explore LUS patterns associated ...

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  • Serial Lung Ultrasounds in Pediatric Pneumonia in Mozambique and Pakistan

    Lung ultrasound (LUS) is a promising point-of-care imaging technology for diagnosing and managing pneumonia. This study sought to explore serial LUS examinations in children with chest-indrawing pneumonia in resource-constrained settings.   This article ...

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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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  • 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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  • Innovation for Localisation: Exploring the Impact of Channeling Unrestricted Funding to NNGOs in Emergency Contexts

    The impetus for advancing solutions towards local leadership, dispelling the risk narrative, and as a result increasing L/NNGOs’ access to unrestricted institutional funding has never been greater. Despite this, research and evidence in this area is ...

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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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  • 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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  • Gender and Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) in the Kenya-Mozambique Region

    This summary synthesises evidence on the diverse roles that women/girls can play in the context of violent extremism and the contributions that women/girls can make in countering violent extremism in Kenya and Mozambique by drawing on a mixture of academic ...

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  • Redressing the Gender Imbalance: a qualitative analysis of recruitment and retention in Mozambique’s community health workforce

    Mozambique’s community health programme has a disproportionate number of male community health workers (known as Agentes Polivalentes Elementares (APEs)). The Government of Mozambique is aiming to increase the proportion of females to constitute ...

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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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  • Performance of Lung Ultrasound in the Diagnosis of Pediatric Pneumonia in Mozambique and Pakistan

    Improved pneumonia diagnostics are needed in low‐resource settings (LRS); lung ultrasound (LUS) is a promising diagnostic technology for pneumonia. The objective of this study was to compare LUS versus chest radiograph (CXR), and among LUS interpreters, ...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Humanitarian Action for Children 2021: Mozambique

    The conflict in the Cabo Delgado province has intensified the humanitarian situation in Mozambique. Basic services have been severely disrupted and around 425,000 people are displaced. Food insecurity is affecting over 135,000 people and nearly 28,000 ...

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  • Strengthening Administrative Data on Violence Against Children: Challenges and promising practices from a review of country experiences

    Interest among governments and international development partners has grown in recent years to explore better ways of using administrative data to monitor and report on violence against children. Administrative data can often be readily accessed and ...

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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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  • “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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