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Protection of Children during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Technical Note on COVID-19 + CPHA
Protection of Children during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Technical Notes

The Alliance has now produced a version 2 of the technical note on the protection of children during the COVID-19 pandemic. The aim of this brief is to support child protection practitioners to better respond to the child protection risks during a COVID-19 pandemic.

Annexes include:

• Technical Note: Adaptation of Child Protection Case Management to the COVID-19 Pandemic
• Technical Note: Child Helplines and the Protection of Children during the COVID-19 Pandemic
• Key Messages and Considerations for Programming for Children Associated with Armed Forces or Armed Groups
• Working with Communities to Keep Children Safe 
• Technical Note: COVID-19 and Child Labour
• COVID 19: Protecting Children from Violence, Abuse and Neglect in the Home
• Social Service Workforce Safety and Wellness during the COVID-19 Response: Recommended Actions
• Protection of Children during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Children and Alternative Care
• Technical Note: COVID-19 and Children Deprived of their Liberty

Other resources

• The webinar recordings for these technical notes can be found here. For upcoming webinars, please look below.
• The Protected! Podcast: COVID-19 Edition can be found here.
• The evidence synthesis series (a bi-weekly digest of COVID-19 related resources can be found here.
• You are also welcome to join the Child Protection and COVID-19 Forum for peer support.

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07 Jul 2020
The Alliance is excited to present this Technical Note BRIEF to give child protection actors an overview - including key questions and considerations - of version 2 of the Technical Note on Protection of Children during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The...
11 Jun 2020
Overview This synthesis is a bi-weekly digest of COVID-19 related resources (guidance, news, and academic articles). The purpose of this series is to identify emerging child protection risks, responses, and apparent resource gaps based on the...
09 Jun 2020
Child Protection Case Management (CP CM) is part of the essential services that cannot be stopped suddenly, but which requires adaptation to the new emergency. This technical note builds on existing response action from several countries and case...
27 May 2020
The Alliance has now produced a version 2 of the technical note on the protection of children during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Aim of this brief: To support child protection practitioners and policy makers in putting the child’s safety and well-being...
27 May 2020
As a response to the COVID-19 crisis, child protection actors and service providers are exploring how they can continue to provide support to children, families and communities remotely through the use of technology. This includes child helplines,...
23 May 2020
Every day a child remains with an armed force or group, he or she is at risk of physical, psychological and sexual violence, and even death. Prevention of recruitment; separating children from armed forces and groups; responding to their needs; and...
15 May 2020
Infectious diseases like COVID-19 can disrupt the protective environments in which children grow and develop. Disruptions to families, friendships, daily routines and the wider community can have negative consequences for children’s well-being,...
06 May 2020
Worldwide, an estimated 152 million children are in child labour, almost half of them, 73 million, work in hazardous child labour. The global health crisis is leading to mass disruption with far-reaching consequences. Many children are out of school...
04 May 2020
It is abundantly clear that risk factors for violence, abuse, and neglect are on the rise for children under containment. At the same time, some COVID-19 prevention measures have abruptly cut children off from positive and supportive relationships...
01 May 2020
The 2019 Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action provide critical actions to keep children safe and support children and families’ well-being in infectious disease settings like the current COVID-19 pandemic. This brief answers...


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