Publications

Every year, Save the Children publishes a series of reports that explore issues faced by children around the world.

We want to get the word out about issues facing children.

From healthcare and education to conflict, humanitarian emergencies, violence and finance, our reports investigate how children are affected and what actions we must take to change the way the world treats children. Our reports show the positive impact our work has on the lives of children, and are often written in collaboration with our partner organisations.

Annual Review 2014

Annual Review 2014

Every year, Save the Children produces an Annual Review which highlights our global achievements and the progress we're making in changing how the world treats children. With the help of donors all over the world, we're bringing about immediate and long-lasting change to millions of children worldwide.

Annual Review 2013

Annual Review 2013

Save the Children responded to 119 humanitarian crises, including armed conflict and natural disasters, in 2013. Through our programs such as education, health, child protection and emergencies, we reached over 143 million children. Discover more in our 2013 Annual Review.

2015 State of the World's Mothers

2015 State of the World's Mothers

Our 16th annual State of the World's Mothers report focuses on our rapidly urbanizing world and the poorest mothers and their children who struggle to survive despite overall progress.

2014 State of the World's Mothers

2014 State of the World's Mothers

Our 15th annual State of the World’s Mothers report focuses on millions of women and children living in communities affected by conflict, fragility and natural disasters, and their everyday struggle to survive.

Lives Cut Short

Lives Cut Short

Save the Children’s new study “Lives Cut Short” reveals that nearly half or 48% of total child deaths under five years old in Philippines in 2015 were linked to children being underweight, a form of undernutrition caused by food insecurity and extreme hunger.

It's our School

It's our School

Children’s education is compromised when schools are used as evacuation centers. This report reflects the views, feelings, and experiences of children whose schools were used as evacuation centers in the aftermath of disasters and emergency situations.

Lessons in Literacy: 8 Principles to Ensure Every Last Child Can Read

Lessons in Literacy: 8 Principles to Ensure Every Last Child Can Read

Reading is an essential foundation for learning. The ability to understand written language is a basis for all education, and affords access to employment, rights, and services.

Education Disrupted

Education Disrupted

When children miss school for a prolonged period of time due to disaster, they face higher school dropout rates and increased risk of poverty, exploitation, and violence. This report looks at evidence of the impact disasters have on education and the lives of children.

Influencing in Emergencies: A Joint After Action Review

Influencing in Emergencies: A Joint After Action Review

Nearly two years since typhoon Haiyan made landfall in the Philippines, advocacy teams from ActionAid, Christian Aid, Oxfam, Save the Children and World Vision take a step back to evaluate their respective advocacy engagements.

Typhoon Haiyan Response Two Years On

Typhoon Haiyan Response Two Years On

Two years after, Typhoon Haiyan still stands as the ultimate milestone in disaster response. Our team in the Philippines, along with generous international support, has put in tremendous effort to ensure that families and their children will be able to regain hope and live a dignified life again.

State of the World's Fathers report

State of the World's Fathers report

Fathers matter deeply to child development and are as biologically hard-wired to provide care as mothers are. Fathers with close connections to their children live longer, have fewer health problems, and are more productive and generally happier. These are just some of the key findings of our first-ever State of the World’s Fathers report.

One Year On - Children's view of the Yolanda recovery

One Year On - Children's view of the Yolanda recovery

One year on from Typhoon Yolanda, children who survived the storm look back at the help they received and give their honest opinions.

Children’s Race for Survival in the Toughest Places

Children’s Race for Survival in the Toughest Places

Save the Children’s “Race for Survival” held globally on 17 October – UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty – gives children a voice, including those in the Philippines.

Why Children Can’t Wait: a Special Report on Children and Youth Displaced by Typhoon Yolanda

Why Children Can’t Wait: a Special Report on Children and Youth Displaced by Typhoon Yolanda

Save the Children’s special report calls on the government to provide safe permanent shelter for these families. We also ask the humanitarian sector and donors in the Philippines to ensure displaced children get specialized support.

Typhoon Yolanda: 6 Months On

Typhoon Yolanda: 6 Months On

Six months on and Save the Children is now moving from relief work to the recovery stage. Emergency relief is ending, so we are adapting our activities to support the rebuilding of people's homes and livelihoods. Read our report on how much we’ve achieved so far.

Achieving breakthroughs in education: Key achievements in 2013

Achieving breakthroughs in education: Key achievements in 2013

2013 was a critical year for Save the Children’s global efforts to ensure that children everywhere gain an education. Working closely with many partners, we helped to provide education to 9.8 million children and we invested over US$236 million to increase access to, and improve the quality of, education across the world.

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