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Western Australia Youth Partnerships Program 2017 Report

Date: 18/01/2018

Category: Child protection, Education

The goal of the Youth Partnership Project (YPP) is to develop a better Youth Intervention Framework for the southeast Metropolitan Region (SEM) that is effective, aligned, sustainable and scalable. The YPP aims to address the challenges identified in providing a more sustainable and systemic approach to meet the needs of young people with complex needs within the region. The key objective of the YPP is to develop and trial a client centered mode of service delivery.

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Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) Alternative Report in the Solomon Islands.

Date: 15/01/2018

Category: Child protection, Education, Health

Developed through the Solomon Islands Country Office's 'European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights'-funded Preventing Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse through Empowerment and Cooperation project, the report identifies the progress the government has made in protecting the rights of children in the country and highlights the gaps that still remain.

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8 Lessons for Disaster Risk Reduction from the Pacific

Date: 12/12/2017

Category: Education, Disaster risk reduction, Emergencies

The Pacific is no stranger to disaster, being vulnerable to many natural hazards that include floods,droughts, cyclones, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and tsunamis. Over the past decade, disaster risk reduction programmes have been implemented and evaluated in the Pacific.

The following key findings represent 8 important lessons about disaster risk reduction that emerged from the evaluations, gleaned from experience in the Pacific but applicable for the success of disaster risk reduction programmes the world over. 

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Youth Ambassador Report 2017

Youth Ambassador Report 2017
Date: 28/11/2017

Category: Child protection, Education, Health, Climate change adaptation, Disaster risk reduction, Emergencies

At Save the Children, we’re doing everything we can to ensure children’s rights are recognised and respected. But we can’t do it alone. Young people themselves are the best people to create real, lasting change. That’s why we run our Youth Ambassadors program - which each year produces a comprehensive report on their key policy recommendations for government.

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"Horrors I Will Never Forget": The Stories of Rohingya Children

Horrors I Will Never Forget
Date: 17/11/2017

Category: Child protection, Education, Health, Climate change adaptation, Disaster risk reduction, Emergencies

This report is filled with the testimonies of children who have seen and suffered senseless acts of violence in this crisis, along with testimonies from families and friends who recount the stories that others cannot tell for themselves due to trauma, separation or death. The stories tell of children killed and maimed by the Myanmar military. Stories of children burned alive in their homes. Stories of girls being raped and abused.

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Australia’s Compliance With the International Covenant on Civil and Political rights

Date: 27/09/2017

Category: Child protection, Education, Health, Climate change adaptation, Disaster risk reduction, Emergencies

This report to the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Committee (the Committee) examines Australia’s compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). It has been prepared by a coalition of non-government organisations (NGOs) from across Australia. The report is intended to inform the Committee’s sixth review of Australia during its 121st session in October/November 2017.

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Policy Briefing - Children and the Global Compacts

Policy briefing
Date: 21/09/2017

Category: Child protection, Education, Health, Climate change adaptation, Disaster risk reduction, Emergencies

We are at a critical juncture. The Global Compacts on Refugees and Migration, which follow from the September 2016 New York Declaration made by the United Nations’ General Assembly, present a rare and unique opportunity to build a sustainable framework for international collaboration on the global governance of migration and refugees and the protection of vulnerable individuals, including children on the move.

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SCI Construction Policies Benchmark Standards and Tools

Construction Policies Benchmark Standards and Tools
Date: 02/08/2017

Category: Education, Disaster risk reduction, Emergencies

We work in some of the most complex environments around the world with the most vulnerable populations. The document draws on experience from past and present programming around the world and provides a basis for ensuring the safety of the children and families that we seek to support.

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Stori bilong Mi: 15 Years of Poro Sapot

Poro Sapot booklet
Date: 18/07/2017

Category: Health

The Poro Sapot Project, funded by the Australian Government, is a sexual and reproductive health (SRH) project that has worked with key populations in Papua New Guinea for over 15 years. The project has been far-reaching, operating in NCD, Eastern Highlands, Morobe, Western and Central provinces. The Poro Sapot Project engaged police, service providers, gatekeepers, community groups and other key stakeholders to create an enabling environment for the promotion and protection of sexual health, rights and well-being among most at risk populations.

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Iraq - An Unbearable Reality Report

Iraq - An Unbearable Reality
Date: 05/07/2017

Category: Child protection, Education, Health

The report is the first comprehensive study of this size since the conflict escalated in 2014 and details the heart-breaking accounts from children who have been displaced by the fighting. The study explores how children’s experiences of violence and displacement have impacted on their mental health and psychosocial needs. It highlights how children are experiencing very different mental health issues depending on whether they fled ISIS early on or stayed and endured its control for several years.

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