Resource Centre

  • Protecting Syrian Children en Route to Europe: A study conducted in Syria, along transit routes & in hosting countries

    In December 2015, Altai Consulting was commissioned by Save the Children’s Middle East and Eurasia Regional Office to conduct a research study on the protection of children fleeing from the Syria conflict and traveling to Europe. Fieldwork was conducted ...

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  • Hotel Zaatari Film

    The Hotel Zaatari short film is a film by the El Sayed Foundation, written and directed by the Jordanian art house filmmakers Mais Salman and Zaid Baqaeen. Following four refugees in Zaatari camp, the film aims to raise awareness and change perceptions ...

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  • A Future in the Balance: How the conflict in Syria is impacting on the needs, concerns and aspirations of young people across the Middle East

    The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) together with the King Hussein Research Foundation and the International Blue Crescent Relief and Development Foundation have undertaken research in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and the Kurdish Region of Iraq to better ...

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  • Every Last Child Country Spotlight: Jordan

    Save the Children is campaigning at an international and national level to achieve the greatest impact for children with the Every Last Child Campaign. Jordan is an upper-middle income economy with a population of 6.6 million and a per capita GDP of ...

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  • Child Protection in Emergencies Facts and Figures

    Compiled by the Child Protection Working Group (CPWG), this report presents facts and figures on child protection in emergencies. Data was collected for the 42 countries that have a Humanitarian Coordinator or that were on the Inter-Agency's Standing ...

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  • Evaluation of Child Friendly Spaces: Jordan Field Study Report

    This evaluation is the fifth in a series of structured evaluations of CFS and was completed as part of three-year collaboration with World Vision and Columbia University. It was conducted with Syrian refugees in an urban setting in Zarqa, Jordan during ...

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  • Education Under Fire: How Conflict in the Middle East is Depriving Children of Their Schooling

    Produced and published by UNICEF, this publication investigates how conflict in the Middle East is depriving children of their schooling. As conflict continues and spreads, schools – and the children and teachers that use them – are finding themselves ...

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  • Kinship Care Report: Syrian Refugee Children in Jordan

    Building upon a Save the Children regional participatory research initiative on kinship care that was undertaken in West Central Africa and East Africa, Save the Children in Jordan adapted the research methodology to focus on kinship care of children ...

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  • Tested at the Margins: The contingent rights of displaced Iraqi children in Jordan

    This report argues that Iraqi children in Jordan lack the institutional support necessary to guarantee them the fundamental needs for safety and wellbeing, as a result of their non-citizen status. In addition, humanitarian/development actors on site ...

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  • "To Protect Her Honour": Child marriage in emergencies- the fatal confusion between protecting girls and sexual violence

    Published by CARE International, this publication is part of the Gender and Protection in Humanitarian Contexts: Critical Issues Series, which is designed to inform and highlight promising practices and/or gaps in programming and to critically analyse ...

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  • Small Hands, Heavy Burden: How the Syria conflict is driving more children into the workforce

    According to this new report, released by Save the Children and UNICEF, the continued conflict and humanitarian crisis in Syria are pushing an ever growing number of children into an often exploitative labour market. The risk of a “lost generation” ...

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