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Save the Children commissioned this report to help provide a better understanding of how Syrian refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, and Iraq regard their future, their decision-making processes, and priorities in terms of durable solutions. Eleven years...

This briefing paper examines the experiences of life after marriage for female youth who married under the age of 18 in South Sudan and the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. This paper outlines the wide range of personal experiences following early...

This briefing paper focuses on the decision-making processes that led displaced female youth to marry as minors in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and South Sudan, based on the actual stories of study participants. Reasons for early marriage are...

Legal and policy measures that prevent and prohibit child marriage are a key approach  to protecting girls from being married before they are ready. To better understand how child marriage laws protect girls affected by crisis in the Middle...

In 2017 Save the Children conducted a participatory study with 571 adolescent girls and boys, caregivers and community members in Iraq, Egypt, Jordan and Yemen. We wanted to hear directly from adolescents how conflict affects their lives, what...

Since the early 90s, as a result of conflict over the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh (NK), over 300,000 ethnic Armenians fled Azerbaijan to make up the largest group of refugees in Armenia. Additionally, since the end of 2004, Armenia has...

This position paper starts with an outline of the international community’s growing concern over the use of explosive weapons in populated areas and then looks at the devastating impact that this has had on children and their families in...

Killed and Maimed: A generation of violations against children

2020 - Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, Cameroon ...

Millions of children are living in conflict. Hundreds of thousands of children have experienced grave violations of their rights – a quarter of a million violations against children have now been verified by the UN. Of these, more than 40% have...