Resource Centre

  • Guardians of the Planet: Asia Pacific children and youth voices on climate crisis and disaster risk reduction

    The worldwide youth movement that brought over 10 million people to the streets in September 2019, is calling on people across the world to take part in ‘climate strikes’. In Asia and the Pacific, from August 2019 to January 2020, a total of 9,681 ...

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  • Mid-term Meta-Review of Save the Children Finland’s Child-Sensitive Social Protection Programme

    Save the Children Finland’s Global Programme 2017-2021 places special emphasis on the themes of child poverty, in particular Child-Sensitive Social Protection, and Child Protection. In 2019, an internal Mid-Term Review was carried out of seven projects ...

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  • A Parenting Programme for the Child Grant: Facilitator Guide

    The Child Grant is a government of  Nepal cash transfer programme for children under 5 years aiming to reduce underweight.  Save the Children has developed a parenting programme for the families receiving this grant focusing on improving nutritional ...

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  • The Child Endowment Fund: A local government cash transfer for vulnerable children in Nepal

    This brief gives a general description of how local government in Nepal is establishing a cash transfer programme for vulnerable children with the help of Save the Children.

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  • The Legal Framework for Child Protection in South Asia

    Every child has the right to be protected from violence under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). All countries in South Asia are state parties to the UNCRC, and are thereby obliged to undertake all appropriate legislative ...

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  • Child Protection in Emergencies Professional Development Programme 4th Cycle Asia Pacific: Residential Training Report

    Child Protection in Emergencies Professional Development Programme (CPiE PDP) is a six-month capacity building programme for mid-level child protection in emergencies practitioners. In the Asia Pacific region, three cycles have been completed since 2016 ...

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  • A National Survey on Care of Possible Serious Bacterial Infection among Sick Young Infants 0-2 Months in Private Sector Medicine Shops and Clinics in Nepal

    Nepal has made significant progress in reducing child mortality from 153 per 1,000 live births in 1990 to 39 per 1,000 live births in 2016. Despite this progress, the latest Demographic Health Survey (DHS) estimates indicate that neonatal mortality contributes ...

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  • Understanding the Barriers and Enablers to Continue Quality Care Services for Management of Possible Severe Bacterial Infection by Private Sector Providers of Kavre, Nepal: A Qualitative study

    Nepal’s Every Newborn Action Plan 2015 aspires to reduce newborn deaths from 21 per 1000 in 2016 to 18.9 per 1,000 live births by 2020 and to 10.9 by 2035. Improving access for early diagnosis and prompt treatment of Possible Severe Bacterial Infection ...

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  • Community-Based Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial: Empowering households to identify and provide appropriate care for low-birthweight newborns in Nepal

    Most newborn deaths occur among those of low birthweight (LBWt), due to prematurity &/or impaired fetal growth. Simple practices can substantially mitigate this risk. In low-income country settings where many births occur at home, strategies are needed ...

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  • Assessment of a Parenting Pilot Intervention linked to the Child Grant in Nepal

    The Child Grant is a Nepal government cash transfer programme benefiting children under the age of five. The research brief presents the results from a parenting programme introduced for the beneficiary households in 2018 to strengthen parenting skills ...

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  • Securing Access to Government Social Protection in Nepal: An approach developed by Save the Children

    This document describes how Save the Children is working in Nepal to ensure that all people who are eligible for government social protection access their entitlements. The approach is largely based on building the capacity of local government to take ...

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  • A Qualitative Pre- and Post-assessment Study of a Parenting Programme for the Child Grant in Nepal

    In 2018 Save the Children introduced a parenting programme for beneficiaries of the Child Grant for children under five years in Nepal aimed at promoting positive parent-child relationships and nutritional improvement. This report describes the impact ...

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  • Accelerating Localisation through Partnerships: Global report

    Local and national actors are in many cases crucial in humanitarian responses during conflict and crisis. There have been hundreds of reports written on the subject of localization, but very few on the role of partnership in relation to localization. ...

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  • Sub-Optimal Quality of Care for Possible Severe Bacterial Infection in Private Sector Outlets of Nepal

    Neonatal mortality in Nepal is 21 per 1,000 live births. Newborn deaths contribute to over 50% of under-five deaths (Nepal Demographic Health Survey, 2016). Possible severe bacterial infection (PSBI) is a major cause of death for newborns. Nepal has ...

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  • Childhood Illness and Mortality in Nepal:Trends and determinants

    This report documents levels, trends and determinants of childhood illnesses (diarrhea, symptoms of acute respiratory infection (ARI, and fever), treatment or advice-seeking practices for childhood illnesses, and childhood mortality (neonatal and under-5 ...

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  • Unfortunate Moms and Unfortunate Children: Impact of the Nepali civil war on women's stature and intergenerational health

    This research paper analyzes the long-term and intergenerational health impacts of the Nepali 1996-2006 conflict. It finds that exposure to conflict during childhood has a negative impact on attained adult height. Moreover, the research finds that a ...

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  • Localising Emergency Preparedness and Response Through Partnerships

    In recent years, localization of aid, partnership and capacity building have become increasingly important within the humanitarian sector. This has led many international actors to reflect on their own organizational structure and their approach to ...

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  • Accelerating Localisation Through Partnerships: Nepal report

    Local and national actors are in many cases crucial in humanitarian responses during conflict and crisis. There have been hundreds of reports written on the subject of localization, but very few on the role of partnership in relation to localization. ...

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  • From Words to Action: Promoting gender equality and transformative action through the Grand Bargain

    This brief presents the key points from a global consultation organized by UN Women and the Grand Bargain Friends of Gender Group. The goal of the consultation was to enable dialogue among the Grand Bargain Facilitation Group, Workstream co-conveners, ...

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  • Making the Law Work for Girls: How children, governments, communities and religious leaders are working together to improve accountability and end child marriage in Nepal

    This briefing was developed as part of a series on child marriage and accountability detailing lessons-learned from Save the Children programming around the world. It details a multi-component programme delivered with the Government of Nepal, working ...

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