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Policy and Practice

Check out our featured reports and blogs for insight into key issues affecting children and what needs to change.

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POLICY AREAS

EHU nurse Martha screening for health and nutrition issues at the EHU 's mobile clinic in Bidi Bidi camp. Photo: Guilhem Alandry/Save the Children

Nurse Martha screening for health and nutrition issues at the mobile clinic in Bidi Bidi camp. Photo: Guilhem Alandry/Save the Children

On the above pages you'll find a summary of our key priorities for each topic, reports and stats of our impact so far, latest blogs, and the team of experts behind the research.

Click here to find out more about our practice teams, the work they do and their most recent publications.

FEATURED REPORTS

Nadia *, one and a half, is screened for malnutrition by a Save the Children health officer at her home in a tented refugee settlement in Lebanon, near the Syrian border.Nadia and her family are living in a small tented refugee settlement, in a small dark tent with very few basic necessities on the Syrian border. The whole family have now received Save the Children support to help them buy the food, water and medicine that they need. Save the Children is also monitoring the camp for signs of malnutrition and completing health ‘outreach’ visits.

Nadia *, one and a half, is screened for malnutrition by a Save the Children health officer at her home in a tented refugee settlement in Lebanon

 

Our featured reports showcase some of our most recent, and relevant work calling for change in children’s lives, and are split into the six practice areas our teams focus on.

If you're looking for older reports, visit our resource centre for more information on Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Health & Nutrition, Education and Child Poverty.

 

*Names changed to protect identities

BLOGS & TRAINING

Zelalem,a 13-year-old student is at school as part of Save the Children’s Basic Education Quality Improvement Project.

Zelalem,a 13-year-old student is at school as part of Save the Children’s Basic Education Quality Improvement Project.

 

For more current updates, political commentary and opinion from the policy team, check out their most recent blogs.

You can also learn about, or apply for our humanitarian capacity building (HCB) programmes for in-field professionals. This training teaches best practice and skills to minimise needless suffering and ultimately save lives.

You can explore current opportunities including programmes such as W.A.S.H trainingF.I.E.L.D and more. The HCB team also work in an advisory capacity, supporting other organisations to deliver learning.

  Parlimentary Briefings

Shormin a Save the Children worker, in Bangladesh. Photo: Tom Merilion/Save The Children

Shormin a Save the Children worker in Bangladesh. Photo: Tom Merilion/Save The Children

 

We regularly write Parliamentary briefings for; Members of Parliament ahead of debates, urgent questions or events on Save the Children UK’s strategic priorities, which are:

  • protecting children in conflict
  • ensure all children around the world lead happy and health lives
  • tackling child poverty in the UK

These can be found here

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