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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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  • Implementing the Global Compact on Refugees for children: Examples of child-focused work

    At the time of writing, children make up over half of the world's refugees. These children face severe protection issues, and their care and development needs often go unmet. As the COVID-19 pandemic has spread across the world, the situation for refugee ...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • How the Humanitarian Response to COVID-19 Failed to Protect Women and Girls

    During the spread of COVID-19, gender-based violence increased across the globe. This report raises the voices of 852 refugee and displaced women in 15 African countries across East Africa, West Africa and the Great Lakes regions, enabling them to express ...

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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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  • Tanzania: Lishe Endelevu- Sustainable Nutrition

    This is a Project fact sheet for the USAID-funded multi-sectoral nutrition activity Lishe Endelevu in Tanzania (2018-2022). "Lishe Endelevu" is Swahili for "sustainable nutrition".

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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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  • Connect: Increasing Use of Pospartum Family Planning by First-Time Parents

    This project overview describes the Connect project and its approaches and strategies for increasing access to postpartum family planning for first-time parents in Bangladesh and Tanzania.

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  • Investments in Children: Evidence from Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia

    Children and youth form the bulk of the population globally. This is even more the case in developing countries including Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia as covered under this study. There have been endeavours to ensure this next generation of adults is ...

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  • Family Planning for Refugees in Camps in Tanzania

    Refugees have the right and a need to access sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services, including family planning. SRH services saves lives yet access to quality SRH services decreases during humanitarian crises as these services are compromised. ...

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  • The Tatu Tano Child-led Organisation: Building child capacity and protective relationships through a child-led organisation, north-western Tanzania (Case study)

    This case study tells the story of a child-led organisation called Tatu Tano which was started over ten years ago by a small NGO called Kwa Wazee (Kiswahili for older people). Kwa Wazee works with grandparents in a remote rural area of Tanzania. The ...

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  • A Cash Plus Model for Safe Transitions to a Healthy and Productive Adulthood: Baseline report

    This report provides the baseline results from the impact evaluation of ‘A Cash Plus model for safe transitions to a healthy and productive adulthood’ being implemented within the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania’s Productive Social ...

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  • Ending Legalised Violence Against Children by 2030: Progress towards prohibition and elimination of corporal punishment in Pathfinder countries

    This report tracks the country-level progress that has been made to prohibit corporal punishment of children in Pathfinding Countries. It emphasizes the importance of ending corporal punishment to achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16.2. Furthermore, ...

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  • Burundi Refugee Children Graduate Life Skills Course

    Burundian refugee children have had their unfair share of social and political catastrophes that have forced them and their families to flee to Tanzania, seeking refuge and security in refugee camps. The camps, however, offer limited opportunities and ...

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