Resource Centre

  • Hear it From the Teachers: Getting refugee children back to learning

    Four million refugee children around the world are out of school – missing out on their right to an education due to displacement, poverty and exclusion. There may be no classroom, no books, no blackboard, or no chalk – but if there is a good teacher, ...

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  • Youth in Action Program in Uganda

    Youth in Action is a six-year youth livelihood program, in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation, YiA aims to improve the socio-economic status of 40,000 out-of-school young people in rural Burkina Faso, Egypt, Ethiopia, Malawi, and Uganda. Through ...

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  • Ending Legalised Violence Against Children by 2030: Progress towards prohibition and elimination of corporal punishment in Pathfinder countries

    This report tracks the country-level progress that has been made to prohibit corporal punishment of children in Pathfinding Countries. It emphasizes the importance of ending corporal punishment to achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16.2. Furthermore, ...

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  • I'm Learning Summative Report

    This summative report describes Save the Children Norway’s pilot project, I’m Learning, which has been implemented in three countries (Uganda, Zimbabwe, and Cambodia) between 2013 and 2018. The report describes the pilot project; it’s purpose, ...

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  • I’m Learning Country Report Uganda

    I'm Learning in Uganda applied Save the Children International’s (SCI) Quality Learning Environment (QLE) Framework to develop a programme that would enhance primary school learning environments and thereby improves school enrolment, retention, and ...

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  • Effects of a Violence Prevention Intervention in Schools and Surrounding Communities: Secondary analysis of a cluster randomised-controlled trial in Uganda

    The Good School Toolkit is effective in reducing staff violence against children in Ugandan primary schools. A secondary analysis of cluster-randomised trial data was conducted to investigate intervention effects on school operational culture, and on ...

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  • Technical Brief: Investment case for the HIV workforce in Uganda

    Given anticipated human resources for health (HRH) constraints and the need for greater shared financial responsibility for HIV in an era of HIV scale-up, it is critical to understand government capacity and willingness to increase and maximize the efficiency ...

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  • Bridging the Gap: Engaging adolescents for nutrition, health, and sustainable development 2018

    Adolescents make up approximately a quarter of the world's population. Yet, we are not aware of how to best support them as they go through this foundational phase of life. Most adolescent youth already play an active role in the providing food for their ...

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  • Review of Save the Children Norway’s Support to Prevent and Respond to Violence in and around Schools

    Save the Children Norway has, with the funding from Norad and Operasjon Dagsverk, designed and supported the implementation of projects and interventions to address violence in schools in 17 countries from 2014-2018. The review provides an overview of ...

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  • Nutrition in the WHO African Region

    Today, nutrition is considered a fundamental pre-requisite to health and well-being, and a primary indicator of future human capital development. The first 1000 days of a child's life is especially crucial. Physical growth and cognitive development within ...

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  • Childbirth in Uganda: Stories from women and health workers

    Every day, 15 women die in Uganda from pregnancy and childbirth-related causes, 94 babies are stillborn and 81 newborn babies die. Many of these deaths are from causes that are largely preventable, with mothers’ deaths caused by four major factors ...

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  • Restoring Hope, Rebuilding Futures: A plan of action for delivering universal education for South Sudanese refugees in Uganda

    South Sudan’s refugee children in Uganda face an education emergency. Uprooted from their homes by famine and violence, over half-a-million have fled across the border into northern Uganda – one of the poorest parts of one of the world’s poorest ...

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  • Counting Pennies: A review of official development assistance to end violence against children

    The first of its kind, Counting Pennies reviews official development assistance (ODA) to end violence against children. The report found that in 2015, total ODA spending was $174 billion and of that, less than 0.6 per cent was allocated to ending violence ...

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  • Effect of Youth in Action on Work Readiness and Socioeconomic Outcomes: Findings from Uganda

    About 89 million youth between the ages of 12-24 are part of a growing cohort of out-of-school youth, approximately half of whom live in Sub-Saharan Africa. Youth in continental Africa and around the world have "aspirations and dreams of who they want ...

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  • Role of Youth in Action's Mentorship Program in Successful Rural Livelihoods in Rural Uganda

    Youth in Action (YiA), is a six-year youth learning and livelihoods program in partnership with Mastercard Foundation. The program works to improve the sustainable livelihoods of over 40,000 out-of-school girls and boys in rural Burkina Faso, Egypt, ...

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  • The Influence of Caregiver Depression on Adolescent Mental Health Outcomes: Findings from refugee settlements in Uganda

    Family-level predictors, including caregiver depression, are considered important influences on adolescent mental health. Adolescent depression and anxiety in refugee settings is known to be a significant public health concern, yet there is very limited ...

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  • Youth in Action Uganda Tracer Study

    Youth in Action (YiA), is a six-year youth learning and livelihoods program in partnership with Mastercard Foundation. The program works to improve the sustainable livelihoods of over 40,000 out-of-school girls and boys in rural Burkina Faso, Egypt, ...

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  • Rapid Household Economy Analysis: Bidibidi Refugee Settlement, Yumbe District, Uganda

    Yumbe District (Bidibidi settlement) hosts about 272,2061 refugees from South Sudan. An influx of refugees to Bidibidi settlement, Yumbe District, took place starting from August 2016 due to the increased conflict, scarcity of food, and subsequent financial ...

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  • A Case Study for the Child Protection in Emergencies (CPiE) Integrated Programme for Refugees in Uganda 2016

    The harm suffered by refugee children is not limited only to traumatic experiences suffered while in South Sudan or in transit to Uganda but is also especially prevalent in the new settlements, where usual child protection systems and coping mechanisms ...

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  • Youth Empowerment Bulgari Project

    Northern Uganda has high rates in youth poverty, responding to 68% of the youth population. Many of these youth are extremely vulnerable; many were affected by the conflict with the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA): they have low levels of education, ...

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