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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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28 Apr 2020
A well-supported, appropriately equipped, empowered, and protected social service workforce is essential to mitigating the damaging effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Social service workers can build on their existing strong ties to children,...
07 Apr 2020
This resource from Changing the Way We Care offers guidance on adapting and/or developing services and programming to continue to best serve children and families throughout the rapidly changing times of the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly on...
03 Apr 2020
Input Requested  The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action is collaborating with the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance, UNICEF and the International Federation of Social Workers, their network members and all of you to quickly...
27 Mar 2020
This guidance from the UK Department for Education and the Department for Public Health England answers some key questions regarding meeting the needs of vulnerable children during the COVID-19 crisis, including children in care and children with a ...
26 Mar 2020
Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, over the next few months, all of us will be practicing social distancing or will have to self-isolate. This will lead to significantly reduced physical interactions with people we love and care about. The importance...
20 Mar 2020
On March 11, 2020, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of WHO classified the COVID-19 situation as a pandemic on the basis of alarming levels of spread and severity, and by the alarming levels of inaction. Since the corona virus first...

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