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01 Jun 2018 description
report Save the Children

This Second Round of Funding Builds on Initial $6.7 Million Grant Program

02 Nov 2017 description
report Save the Children

Executive summary


Writing in 1901, William Osler, one of the founders of modern medicine, described pneumonia as “the captain of the men of death”. He was writing about the USA, where the disease was a major killer of children – and a source of fear for their parents. Pneumonia remains a “captain of the men of death”. No infectious disease claims the lives of more children. Today, almost all of the victims are in low- and middle-income countries. The vast majority are poor.

25 Mar 2015 description
report Save the Children

Adolescents are a neglected group in terms of nutrition. In some countries up to a half of adolescents are malnourished. Yet optimal nutrition during adolescence – a period of rapid physical growth – is crucial.

Urgent action is needed to address adolescent malnutrition in low- and middle-income countries. And given the high numbers of adolescent girls who give birth and of girls under 18 who get married, it is imperative that – in order to break the intergenerational cycle of malnutrition – nutrition interventions target adolescent girls.

04 Jan 2012 description


Les enfants constituent une partie importante des mouvements de population dans le monde ; selon les estimations faites par de nombreux organismes, des millions d'enfants et de jeunes (filles et garçons de différents âges) seraient en mouvement, au sein de leur pays ou entre les pays.

Qui sont ces enfants ? Pourquoi partent-ils ? Comment s’y prennent-ils ? Où vont-ils ? Que cherchent-ils ?
Quel est leur vécu ? Que deviennent-ils ? Quelles sont leurs attentes ?

04 Jan 2012 description

«Quelle protection pour les enfants concernés par la mobilité en Afrique de l’Ouest?» is a new publication which analyses and documents the mobility of youth and children in West and Central Africa.

Written by Olivier Feneyrol, child protection consultant, it documents a two years research project put in place jointly by 8 agencies: Enda, ILO, IOM, MAEJT, Plan, Save the Children, Terre des hommes and Unicef. The project was supported by Oak and Jacobs Foundations.