Resource Centre

  • Emergency Contraception in Reproductive Health Programs in Humanitarian Settings

    Our reproductive health in emergencies program strives to provide a full range of modern contraceptive methods so that women may access the contraception method that is best suited to their needs. Emergency contraception (EC) is a critical part to the ...

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  • Nourishing a New Generation in Rwanda: Scaling-up the point-of-use fortification programme nationwide

    Rwanda is the first country in Africa to attempt a nationwide expansion of its point-of-use fortification programme, which provides micronutrient powders (MNPs) to enrich children’s foods with essential nutrients. The programme is available across ...

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  • Advancing the Right to Read in Rwanda: Final evaluation report

    In early 2012, the education system in Rwanda has experienced a learning crisis. There was insufficient access to early childhood education, children were entered primary school ill-prepared to learn, and left unable to read. In response to these challenges, ...

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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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  • Advancing the Right to Read in Rwanda: Key programme achievements & learning

    The Advancing the Right to Read in Rwanda (ARR) programme was designed as a direct response to the critical challenge of quality of learning in Rwanda. Save the Children identified the lack of sufficient support for Rwandan children in developing school ...

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Community Based Alternative Care as a Strategy for Protecting Burundian Refugee Girls and Boys: A case study from Mahama Camp, Rwanda

    This case study describes the community-based child protection programme implemented between 2015 and 2016 with Burundian girls, boys and adults in Mahama refugee camp in Rwanda. Between April and July 2015, over 150,000 people fled Burundi after civil ...

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