Save the Children

Learning & Teaching Materials
Learning & Teaching Materials | 2015

Growing healthy: things that girls need to know

Menstruation is a sign of health, growth, and development for girls. It is part of the transition from being a girl to womanhood. This is a child-friendly material intended to teach girls about their periods.

Case Studies & Research
Case Studies & Research | 2020

The hidden impact of COVID-19 on children’s health and nutrition

Save the Children launched a global research study to generate rigorous evidence on how the COVID-19 pandemic and measures implemented to mitigate it are impacting children’s health, nutrition, learning, wellbeing, protection, family finances and poverty, and to identify children’s and their fami

Case Studies & Research
Case Studies & Research | 2020

The hidden impact of COVID-19 on children's education

Governments worldwide have implemented measures to contain the spread of COVID-19, including school closures, home isolation/quarantine and community lockdown, all of which have had secondary impacts on children and their households.

Toolkits & Guides
Toolkits & Guides | 2015

Menstrual hygiene management: operational guidelines

Adolescence and puberty is a time of intense physical and emotional change for young people between the ages of 10 and 17. Puberty marks a transition between childhood and adulthood that impacts adolescents’ physical, emotional, and social well-being.

Programme Reports & Evaluations
Programme Reports & Evaluations | 2010

Reaching out to teen mothers in Malawi

Save the Children began working in Malawi in 1983, and in the southern Mangochi district in 1993. Among its earliest concerns in Mangochi was adolescent reproductive and sexual health.

Case Studies & Research
Case Studies & Research | 2012

Charting the future: empowering girls to prevent early pregnancy

This report begins with a situation analysis of adolescent pregnancy (Section 2), highlighting where today’s adolescents live and where their fertility levels are highest, as well as looking at the drivers of their fertility rates.