Resource Centre

  • COVID-19: Sexual and reproductive health and rights in times of crisis

    The COVID-19 pandemic has curtailed access to social and health services in Jordan, especially those relating to sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and gender-based violence (GBV). This presents specific risks for women, girls and young ...

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  • Funding for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women and Girls in Humanitarian Programming: Jordan case study

    Evidence shows that women and girls are disproportionately impacted by disasters and conflict. These crises affect their life expectancy, education, maternal health, livelihoods, nutrition, as well as the levels of violence they experience. At the same ...

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  • Middle East Regional Report: Advancing adolescents impact evaluation

    Adolescence and early adulthood are critical phases in human development. For migrants and refugee youth and their families, the immediate impact of conflict is not solely the inability to meet basic needs- there is also a significant emotional upheaval ...

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  • “I Want to Continue to Study”: Barriers to secondary education for Syrian refugee children in Jordan

    As the conflict in Syria enters its 10th year, the education crisis for Syrian refugee children in Jordan who now are progressing into secondary education has become more acute. Many children are unable to access education because of poverty, lack of ...

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  • Jordan GBV IMS Task Force Annual Report 2019

    A decade into the Syria crisis, refugees remain in exile as their country continues to face a protracted conflict and a dire humanitarian crisis. Many Syrian refugees are located in Jordan, and it is estimated that about 50 percent are women and girls. ...

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  • I Wish Tomorrow Will Not Come: Adolescents and the impact of conflict on their experiences

    In 2017 Save the Children conducted a participatory study with 571 adolescent girls and boys, caregivers and community members in Iraq, Egypt, Jordan and Yemen. We wanted to hear directly from adolescents how conflict affects their lives, what challenges ...

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  • The Localization of Aid in Jordan and Lebanon: Barriers and opportunities for women-led organizations

    Since the outbreak of the Syrian civil war in 2011, an enormous amount of people have fled their homes. Many countries have experienced a large influx of refugees, but Jordan and Lebanon are those who have the highest number of refugees in proportion ...

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  • Through HER Eyes: Girls' take on the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action in the Arab Region, 25 years later

    This is an adolescent friendly booklet about the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (1995). It includes a summary of what is included in the Declaration and what this means for the Arab Region. Chapter IV of the Declaration talks about the girl ...

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  • Monitoring Child Protection Within Humanitarian Cash Programmes

    This paper reviews different approaches to mainstreaming child protection concerns into humanitarian cash programming. It investigates the existing cash transfer monitoring practices in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, and Somalia and makes recommendations ...

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  • Migration, Displacement and Education: Building bridges, not walls

    No part of the world is currently affected by migration and displacement as much as the Arab States. Even though the region only accounts for five percent of the global population, it holds 32 percent of the global amount of refugees and 38 percent of ...

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  • Psychosocial Wellbeing and Socio-Emotional Learning in the Syrian Refugee Response: Challenges and Opportunities

    With the growing recognition of the importance of holistic and child focused programming, psychosocial support (PSS) and social and emotional learning (SEL) programmes are increasing in number in crisis-affected contexts, not least in the humanitarian ...

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  • Young Voices- Jordan 2018

    Young Voices is a nation-wide survey on what children think about all issues that concern them under the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Nearly 45% of Jordan’s population is under 19 years old. As Jordan is a signatory of the CRC, the Government ...

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  • Promise to Practice: Following through on commitments to support the future of Syria and the region

    The conflict in Syria has created the largest displacement crisis in well over a generation, possibly since the second world war. Six million people remain displaced internally, more than five million are registered as refugees in neighbouring countries ...

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  • Corporate Responses to Protecting Children's Rights in Middle East and North Africa

    In an effort to provide insights and guidance on how businesses protect – or fall short in protecting – children’s rights in the Middle East and North Africa, this report draws on one of Global Child Forum’s essential research products: The ...

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