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  • Review of Child Participation in Save the Children Norway's Programme

    Save the Children defines Child Participation as the willing involvement and opportunity for all children to express their views and influence decision-making. Child Participation is defined as an essential principle cutting across all programmes and ...

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  • Picking up the Pieces: Rebuilding the lives of Mosul's Children after years of conflict and violence

    A year since ISIS was expelled from Mosul, the city’s children are living in near constant fear for their lives, and are often reliving memories of devastation, displacement, bombing and extreme violence, a new report from Save the Children reveals. ...

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  • Annual Report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC) 2017

    The 2017 Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict Report reveals an alarming increase in grave violations against children—21,000 verified occurences in the last year alone (compared to 15,500 in 2016). Children in conflict areas in the Central ...

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  • Education Assessment: Iraq 2017

    The impact of conflict and displacement in Iraq on education has been stark with over three million children, including more than 90 percent of children in conflict-affected areas, not attending school on a regular basis. However, while we know that ...

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  • An Unbearable Reality: The impact of war and displacement on children's mental health in Iraq

    This report, the first comprehensive study of this size since the conflict escalated in Iraq 2014, details heart-breaking accounts from children who have been displaced by violence and fighting since Mosul fell to ISIS. The study explores how Iraqi children’s ...

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  • Syria Regional Crisis Response: External dashboards- Updated Monthly

    According to UNHCR, 5,253,800  people have now fled Syria. Children make up 45% of the refugee population, corresponding to an estimate of 2,354,210  refugee children. To date, we have reached 3,699,780  people in Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, Egypt, Turkey, ...

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  • Guidance Note on the Multi-purpose Community-based Protection Centers

    The Multi-Purpose Community-Based Protection Centres are nurturing, safe environments where affected communities, including children and their families can access free and multiple protection, specialised services and information. They are also places ...

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  • Funding, Policy and Protection: Delivering a quality education to children affected by conflict in Syria and the region

    6 million children affected by the war in Syria are in need of urgent humanitarian assistance. 1.4 million of these children are of school age and are living as refugees in neighbouring countries and more than half of them lack access to education. As ...

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  • A Future in the Balance: How the conflict in Syria is impacting on the needs, concerns and aspirations of young people across the Middle East

    The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) together with the King Hussein Research Foundation and the International Blue Crescent Relief and Development Foundation have undertaken research in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and the Kurdish Region of Iraq to better ...

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  • Every Last Child Country Spotlight: Iraq

    Save the Children is campaigning at an international and national level to achieve the greatest impact for children with the Every Last Child Campaign. This country spotlight focuses on the internally displaced children and Syrian refugee children in ...

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  • Time is Ticking for Mosul's Children

    The Iraqi Government is expected to make its move to retake the city of Mosul, currently held by the so-called Islamic State, in October 2016. The battle for control is likely to be fierce and prolonged. In addition to the risk of mass civilian casualties, ...

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  • Uncertain Futures: The impact of displacement on Syrian refugee and Iraqi internally displaced youth in Iraq

    As the conflict in Syria edges towards its sixth year and world leaders grapple with its catastrophic human consequences, much attention has focussed on the conflict itself as the driver of mass migration to Europe. In this report, we seek to highlight ...

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