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  • Annual Report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC) 2018

    In 2018, killing and maiming of children reached record high levels since the creation of the monitoring and reporting mechanism on children and armed conflict. More than 24 000 grave violations against children were recorded by the United Nations in ...

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  • Determining the Causes of Child Road Deaths and Injuries in Lebanon

    Road traffic injury (RTI) constitutes the leading cause of death and disability for individuals aged 5-29 years. Globally, road traffic injuries claimed the lives of 1.35 million people in 2016 with 50 million more injured or disabled. Like many Eastern ...

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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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  • Ethical, Methodological, and Contextual Challenges in Research in Conflict Settings: The case of Syrian refugee children in Lebanon

    Research within conflict settings challenges the ethical assumptions of traditional research practice. The tensions between theory and practice were evident in a study of working children among Syrian refugee communities in Lebanon. While the study sought ...

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  • Child Protection in Emergencies Professional Development Programme Case Study: Sara

    This document is a case study of a participant in the Child Protection in Emergencies Professional Development Programme. Sara Sannouh shares her experience from the development programme and how it has aided her in her role as Child Protection Senior ...

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  • Building Evidence to inform the Effective Use of CASH and Voucher Assistance in Emergency Sanitation and Hygiene Programming

    A collation of 5 case studies of utilization of CASH/Voucher Assistance are presented and analysed in the attempt of building evidence on their utilization in emergency WASH Sanitation and HP programming. Findings and Recommendations are provided following ...

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  • Youth Voices: Participatory action research with adolescents affected by the Syria crisis in Egypt and Lebanon

    This publication is the outcome of a participatory action research (PAR) project to provide evidence on the situation of Syrian and host community adolescent girls and boys in Egypt and Lebanon by enabling them to voice their concerns. The project was ...

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  • Disability Inclusion in Psychosocial Support Programs in Lebanon: Guidance for psychosocial support facilitators

    Disability Inclusion in Psychosocial Support Programs in Lebanon: Guidance for Psychosocial Support Facilitators  is designed to support PSS Facilitators to strengthen inclusion of children and adolescents with disabilities in a range of PSS activities, ...

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  • Guidance on Disability Inclusion for GBV Partners in Lebanon: Outreach, safe identification, and referral of women, children and youth with disabilities

    This resource is a product of a partnership project between the Women’s Refugee Commission (WRC) and UNICEF Lebanon entitled “Strengthening child protection and gender-based violence prevention and response for women, children, and youth with disabilities”.  ...

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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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  • Annual Report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC) 2017

    The 2017 Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict Report reveals an alarming increase in grave violations against children—21,000 verified occurences in the last year alone (compared to 15,500 in 2016). Children in conflict areas in the Central ...

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  • Guidance on Disability Inclusion for GBV Partners in Lebanon: Case management of survivors & at-risk women, children and youth with disabilities

    This resource is a product of a partnership project between the Women’s Refugee Commission (WRC) and UNICEF Lebanon entitled “Strengthening child protection and gender-based violence prevention and response for women, children, and youth with disabilities”.  ...

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  • Hear it From the Teachers: Getting refugee children back to learning

    Four million refugee children around the world are out of school – missing out on their right to an education due to displacement, poverty and exclusion. There may be no classroom, no books, no blackboard, or no chalk – but if there is a good teacher, ...

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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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  • 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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  • Bullying Within Schools and Communities in Lebanon: Research Summary

    This study consulted Lebanese, Syrian and Palestinian children and caregivers through surveys and interviews in order to ascertain their perceptions on the prevalence, forms, causes, effects, and solutions for bullying. Many significant findings are ...

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  • Engaging Male Caregivers to End Early Marriage in Lebanon: Training modules to accompany programs with adolescent girls

    The Danish Refugee Council Lebanon (DRC Lebanon) and the Women’s Refugee Commission (WRC) identified a gap in their programming for, and with, adolescent girls. During the initial phase of implementing tailored “safe space” programming for different ...

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  • 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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  • Child Labour: The new reality for refugee children

    The number of child laborers in Jordan has more than doubled in the period between 2008 and 2017, to an estimated 70,000 child laborers among Jordanians and Syrians. While there is a lack of data, the situation is expected to be similar in Lebanon. ...

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  • A Qualitative Study Exploring Child Marriage Practices among Syrian Conflict-affected Populations in Lebanon

    Recent reports have suggested that child marriage among Syrians may be increasing as a result of displacement and conflict. This study sought to gather qualitative data about the factors that promote child marriage practices among Syrian refugees in ...

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