Resource Centre

  • Mobile Myanmar: The impact of social media on young people in conflict-affected regions of Myanmar

    Save the Children Myanmar and The University of Sydney undertook this piece of research to examine the impact of social media use on youth living in two conflict-affected regions of Myanmar – Kayah and Rakhine States. The study focused on how youth ...

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  • Annual Report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC) 2018

    In 2018, killing and maiming of children reached record high levels since the creation of the monitoring and reporting mechanism on children and armed conflict. More than 24 000 grave violations against children were recorded by the United Nations in ...

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  • Mainstreaming Inclusive Education: Sharing good practices

    Save the Children defines inclusive education as “one dimension of a rights-based quality education which emphasises equity in access and participation and responds positively to the individual learning needs and competencies of all children. Inclusive ...

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  • Children and Armed Conflict Special Update: August 2019

    On August 2, 2019, the UN Security Council will hold its open debate on children and armed conflict (CAC) under Poland’s presidency. Poland will seek to highlight the 10-year anniversary of the adoption of Security Council Resolution 1882 (2009), as ...

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  • Legacy Maternal and Child Cash Transfer Endline Evaluation: Key findings

    The Legacy Maternal and Child Cash Transfer (MCCT) was funded by the Livelihoods and Food Security Fund from January 2016 to April 2019. The MCCT aimed to improve nutrition outcomes for mothers and children through the delivery of nutrition-sensitive ...

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  • "No One Can Protect Us": War crimes and abuses in Myanmar's Rakhine state

    On January 2019 the Arakan Army, an ethnic Rakhine armed group, launched coordinated attacks on police posts in the Northern Rakhine State, killing and injuring several police officers. The attacks resulted in a drastic escalation of the already existing ...

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  • We Must Prevent a Lost Generation: Community-led education in Rohingya camps

    Lack of education has become a major source of concern for Rohingya refugees living in the camps of Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh. The Government of Bangladesh restricts formal schooling for refugee children and youth, and humanitarian agencies navigate ...

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  • Maternal and Child Cash Transfer: Can health staff provide cash transfers?

    The Livelihoods and Food Security Fund funded a Maternal and Child Cash Transfer programme (MCCT) in Myanmar (January 2016- March 2019).  The programme aimed to improve nutrition outcomes for mothers and children during the first 1,000 days, through ...

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  • The Feasibility and Acceptability of Kangaroo Mother Care in the Neonatal Unit of Women and Children’s Hospital, Taunggyi, Myanmar Study Report

    This implementation research utilized quantitative and qualitative approaches to capture the outcomes of care for small babies and the perceptions of care by mothers, fathers, other caregivers, and facility providers. The information gathered from providers ...

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  • Corporate Responses to Protecting Children's Rights in Southeast Asia

    In an effort to provide insights and guidance on how businesses protect – or fall short in protecting – children’s rights in the Southeast Asia region, this report makes use of two essential Global Child Forum research products: The Children ...

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  • Strengthening Small Baby Care at Thanlyin General Hospital through Kangaroo Mother Care MCSP Burma (2014-2018)

    This report is from the Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP), documenting the process of strengthening small baby care at Thanlyin General Hospital in Myanmar from 2014 to 2018.

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  • Rohingya Crisis Response Strategy 2017-2020

    Since 25 August, more than 600,000 Rohingya have crossed into Bangladesh, fleeing large-scale violence and human rights abuses in Rakhine state, Myanmar. This new wave of Rohingya refugees adds on to a pre-existing Rohingya community in refugee camps. ...

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  • Horrors I will Never Forget: The stories of Rohingya children

    Since 25 August 2017, Bangladesh has seen an unprecedented arrival of Rohingya refugees fleeing violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State. Those who have fled speak of seeing children targeted for brutal sexual violence, and killed and maimed indiscriminately. ...

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  • Child Protection in Emergencies Professional Development Programme: Using local expertise

    In March 2017, a Child Protection in Emergencies (CPiE) training was delivered for Save the Children Myanmar’s Emergency Response and Standby Team to train 23 staff from several sectors and locations in order to understand the principles of CPiE. The ...

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  • Outcast and Desperate: Rohingya refugee children face a perilous future

    Since August 25, over half a million Rohingya have fled violence and persecution in Myanmar for refugee camps in Southern Bangladesh. Quoting UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake:  "In its full dimension, this is a humanitarian crisis. For each child, ...

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  • Puppetry for Education: Breaking down barriers for inclusive education

    This is a case story demonstrating how puppetry was integrated into educational programmes in Myanmar to address disabilities and the importance of an inclusive education.

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  • Protecting Children on the Move in Asia through Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Social Media

    This study examines what level of access children who migrate in Asia have to information and communication technology (ICT) and social media platforms. It also looks at how these children are using communication devices and social media with the aim ...

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  • How Families Cope With Poverty in Asia: Lessons from a multi-country review of Household Economy Analysis and Cost of the Diet Assessments, 2011-15

    In order to understand better the food security and livelihoods challenges in Asia, and how these relate to undernutrition and broader child wellbeing, Save the Children has conducted a retrospective synthesis review of its analyses in the region. This ...

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