Resource Centre

  • Spotlight on Rwanda

    Rwanda is one of the few sub-Saharan African countries on track to achieve MDGs 4 and 5. Child mortality fell rapidly between 2000 and 2013 from 182 to 52 deaths per 1,000 live births. Maternal mortality fell from 1,000 deaths to 320 per 100,000 live ...

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  • Family Planning and Postabortion Care in Emergencies in Rwanda

    This fact sheet provides details on Save the Children's family planning and postabortion care programming for Burundian refugees in the Mahama II Refugee Camp in Rwanda.

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  • Gender-Transformative Bandebereho Couples’ Intervention to Promote Male Engagement in Reproductive and Maternal Health and Violence Prevention in Rwanda: Findings from a randomized controlled trial

    Rigorous evidence of the effectiveness of male engagement interventions, particularly on how these interventions impact relationship power dynamics and women’s decision-making, remains limited. This study assessed the impact of the Bandebereho gender-transformative ...

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  • Nutrition in the WHO African Region

    Today, nutrition is considered a fundamental pre-requisite to health and well-being, and a primary indicator of future human capital development. The first 1000 days of a child's life is especially crucial. Physical growth and cognitive development within ...

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  • Rwanda: Baseline survey tracking literacy knowledge, attitudes, and practices at the school and community level

    Mureke Dusome (Let’s Read) is a four-year project that aims to improve children’s literacy skills by supporting reading outside of school. The project aims to create and strengthen partnerships between schools and communities, increase effective ...

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  • Violence Free Schools in Rwanda, Save the Children

    Save the Children in Rwanda, with funding from the IKEA Foundation, is leading a programme on positive discipline and violence-free schools. Work is being done in the schools, with parents and family, and the community to eliminate violence against children ...

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  • ECD Evidence for Scale

    Using ECD impact evaluation data from six Save the Children ECD programs for children ages 4-6 years in Afghanistan (1), Bangladesh (1), Ethiopia (2), and Rwanda (2), this presentation considers the enabling environment, duration, dosage, and delivery ...

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  • Every Last Child Country Spotlight: Rwanda

    Save the Children is campaigning at an international and national level to achieve the greatest impact for children with the Every Last Child Campaign. Rwanda is well known as a country that is making developmental progress. The national poverty rate ...

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  • Saving Brains: First Steps 0-3 Program in Rwanda Endline Report

    First Steps (Intera za Mbere) is a nationally-scalable approach to promoting healthy early childhood development by offering holistic parenting education to parents of 0-3 year olds in Rwanda. First Steps focuses on parents’ support for physical, socio-emotional, ...

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  • First Read Rwanda: Children aged 0-6 years

    This report describes the results of an endline evaluation of First Read, a programme focused on developing emergent literacy skills in children aged 0-6, in three sectors of Rwanda’s Ngororero district.

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  • Global Study on Violence Against Children In and Around Schools

    A decade has passed since the results from the United Nation’s Secretary General’s Study on Violence Against Children were presented in 2006. More than three years had been dedicated to this global effort to paint a detailed picture of the nature, ...

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