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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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05 Oct 2020
The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action (the Alliance) is organizing the 2020 Annual Meeting on Child Protection in Humanitarian Action over a virtual platform from the 5th to 16th of October 2020. This includes 5 half-days...
21 Jul 2020
Register via this Zoom link.  In April, the Spanish government was about to loosen COVID-19 lockdown restrictions for children, but was compelled to delay the policy when the Spanish Platform of Children’s NGOs raised safeguarding concerns that...
15 Jul 2020
Registre-se aqui.  O COVID-19 e a Proteção das crianças contra a violência, abuso e negligência no contexto da pandemia, organizada pela a Aliança para a Proteção das Crianças em Acção Humanitária e o UNICEF. Se bem que o mundo tenha atravessado...
10 Jul 2020
Social norms govern how we behave in all the different communities that we move within and between. As the response to COVID-19 has altered how we live, the pandemic has influenced many norms around child rearing, from compulsory mask wearing, to...
08 Jul 2020
Register via this link.  This free webinar will focus on the Caribbean perspective in the global dialogue concerning how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted children who live in the region. Our speaker, Jamaica-based child rights attorney Diahann...
07 Jul 2020
Register via this Zoom link.  In this webinar, speakers from 3 NGOs will present on and discuss the care implications of COVID-19 and responses to the pandemic on street-affected children, including family reunification, the role informal care has...
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...
30 Jun 2020
Please register via this Zoom link.  We invite you to join the Early Childhood Development Network, UNICEF, and the Khan Foundation to discuss parent and caregiver support during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Young children, especially those facing COVID-...
30 Jun 2020
Please use this registration LINK for this webinar  Please join us for a webinar and discussion on Family Strengthening in the time of Covid-19: Programmatic Adaptations to Support Families in Need. This webinar will include presentations on program...
30 Jun 2020
School closings, sick friends and family members, isolation at home – these and other factors can cause anxiety and stress for children during this coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As the world’s leading expert on childhood, we’re sharing these...


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