Resource Centre

  • Reimagining Girls’ Education: Solutions to keep girls learning in emergencies

    Girls in emergencies are facing several challenges related to education, such as disadvantages at all stages of education, struggle to learn, and higher risk of being out-of-school. This material provides an empirical overview on how to support the learning ...

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  • The Secondary Impacts of COVID-19 on Women and Girls in Sub-Saharan Africa

    This rapid review focuses on identifying evidence on the secondary impacts of COVID-19 on women and girls in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). It aims to enable a greater understanding of the unique circumstances of women and girls in the region, which could ...

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  • Living in Chains: Shackling of people with psychosocial disabilities worldwide

    Hundreds of thousands of people, both adult and children around the globe with mental health conditions have been shackled at least once in their lives. Inadequate support and mental health services, as well as stigma concerning people with psychosocial ...

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  • The Health of Internally Displaced Children in Sub-Saharan Africa: A scoping review

    Around 41,3 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) were located around the world at the end of 2018. The same year, internal displacement in sub-Saharan Africa was higher than in any other region, with approximately 7,4 million people displaced ...

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  • Education Cluster Strategy: Zimbabwe COVID-19 preparedness and response strategy

    Measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted Zimbabwe's education sector and disrupted learning for millions of children. Given that children already experienced persistent disparities in educational opportunities due to gender, socio-economic ...

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  • "It might be a statistic to me, but every death matters.”: An assessment of facility-level maternal and perinatal death surveillance and response systems in four sub-Saharan African countries

    Maternal and perinatal death surveillance and response (MPDSR) systems aim to understand and address key contributors to maternal and perinatal deaths to prevent future deaths. From 2016–2017, the US Agency for International Development’s Maternal ...

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  • Humanitarian Action for Children 2021: Zimbabwe

    Due to multiple hazards such as the economic crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic, an estimated 7.9 million people – of whom 4.1 million are children – will be in urgent need of life-saving health services and humanitarian assistance in Zimbabwe in 2021. ...

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  • Childhood Morbidity and its Determinants: Evidence from 31 countries in sub-Saharan Africa

    The global under-five mortality rate reduced from 93 per 1000 live births in 1990 to 39 per 1000 live births in 2018. Still, the rate increased in sub-Saharan Africa from 31% in 1990 to 54% in 2018. One of the main causes to these deaths is morbidity. ...

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  • Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (ASRHR) Project Brochure

    Read this brochure to learn more about the Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Project that was implemented in 8 countries and at the regional level, from 2016 to 2019.

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  • ASRHR Project: Stories of Change

    This booklet (June 2019) presents some stories of change from young people and adults from the 8 countries in East and Southern Africa (Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe) where the Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive ...

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