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In January 2010, the impoverished Caribbean nation of Haiti was rocked by the worst earthquake to hit the region in 200 years. One of the most devastating natural disasters in living memory, in which more than 200,000 people were killed, while...

Fact Sheet - Child Protection in Emergencies

2010 - Appropriate Care, Child Protection ...

Save the Children’s Child Protection Initiative (CPI) fact sheet about “Child Protection in Emergencies” looks at the the main protection dangers that children face in an emergency and how to address them. During emergencies, children...

This briefing looks at what global leaders, donor countries and states must do to stay committed to recognising children’s right to free, good-quality primary education. With only five years to go until the 2015 deadline to achieve the...

Save the Children Sweden (SCS) is clear in its belief that collaborating with civil society plays an important role in promoting, respecting, protecting and fulfilling children’s rights during emergencies: ‘We will always work with partner...

Reducing risks, Saving lives

2009 - Advocacy, Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) ...

This booklet addresses disaster risk reduction (DRR) as any activity carried out by a village, community, aid agency or government that helps vulnerable communities, and especially children, to prepare for, reduce the impact of, or prevent...

Colombia Briefing

2007 - Child Participation, Child Protection ...

This country briefing of Colombia looks at the ongoing armed conflict between the government and illegal armed groups, now entering its fifth decade, which has caused immense suffering to the Colombian civil population. Internal displacement has...

43 million children living in countries around the world wrecked by war and armed conflict are being left without the chance to go to school. This report is part of Save the Children’s five-year Rewrite the Future education initiative, which...

Violence is a major root cause of children coming into conflict with the law in the first place. This report shows that violence is a recurring theme in the lives of these children and not only after they come into conflict with the law. Part 1...

This report was written to capture Save the Children’s experience with working children, and draw from it principles of good practice. Projects for working children have been in the front line of Save the Children initiatives to help...

Lives apart - Family separation and alternative care during El Salvador's civil war

2002 - Child Protection, Protection of Children from Harmful Work

This case study, commissioned by the Save the Children Alliance initiative “Care and Protection of Separated Children in Emergencies” (CPSC), concerns the phenomenon of children who disappeared during the civil war in El Salvador, and is based on...