Resource Centre

  • Accelerated Education Programming (AEP): Children, families, teachers and educational stakeholders experiences of AEP in Uganda

    Throughout 2016 and 2017, Uganda was affected by three parallel emergencies, from South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and Burundi. Today, Uganda is Africa’s largest refugee hosting country and one of the top five refugee hosting ...

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  • Using research priority-setting to guide bridging the implementation gap in countries: A case study of the Uganda newborn research priorities in the SDG era

    One of the greatest challenges that countries face regarding the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets for child health involve the actions required to improve neonatal health; these interventions have to be informed by evidence. ...

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  • Family Planning and Postabortion Care in Uganda

    This fact sheet provides details about Save the Children's reproductive health programming for South Sudanese refugees in Uganda.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Empower Her, Protect Them: Evaluating the integration of family planning and immunizing services

    In 2015, the Pfizer Foundation launched a pilot program with four international nongovernmental organizations (INGOs) in five African countries (CARE, Benin; IRC, Ethiopia and Uganda; World Vision, Kenya; Save the Children, Malawi). The grant program, ...

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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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  • The Long-Term Effects of Universal Primary Education: Evidence from Ethiopia, Malawi, and Uganda

    This paper exploits the roll out of universal primary education (UPE) policies in Ethiopia, Malawi, and Uganda as natural experiments to assess their long-term causal effects on schooling attainment, adolescent sexual and reproductive health behavior, ...

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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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  • 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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  • The GREAT Project: Results brief

    GREAT is a set of participatory activities to engage adolescents and adults in discussion and reflection about how to help girls and boys grow into healthy adults who live in communities free of violence and gender inequality. GREAT activities encourage ...

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  • National Multi-Sectoral Coordination Framework for Adolescent Girls 2017/2018- 2021/2022

    This is a Multi-Sectoral Framework for Adolescent Girls in Uganda. It outlines the Government of Uganda’s commitments and efforts on investing in adolescence as the second decade of life. It outlines how Government Ministries will coordinate to deliver ...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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