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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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09 Apr 2020
Evidence from previous infectious disease outbreaks indicate that existing child protection risks are exacerbated, and new ones emerge, as a result of the epidemic as well as of the socioeconomic impacts of prevention and control measures. Some...
08 Apr 2020
Almost a month into the declaration of COVID-19 as a Pandemic, we are already seeing report after report that document increased levels of abuse, neglect and violence against children. Here at the Alliance, we started in early march to advocate for...
08 Apr 2020
Experience from previous infectious disease outbreaks indicates that new child protection risks are likely to emerge from the direct effects of COVID-19 as well as from measures to prevent and control its spread. Moreover, existing child protection...
08 Apr 2020
The Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children (GPEV) and the Early Childhood Development Action Network (ECDAN) are partnering together to present a webinar focused on key issues on child protection in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic...
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...
07 Apr 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic requires that we assess how to best adapt existing or adopt new services and programming to best serve children and families in uncertain times. An ecological framework can help us understand how COVID-19 might impact the...
06 Apr 2020
Migrant and displaced children are at heightened risk to the immediate and secondary impacts of COVID-19. They often live in cramped conditions with limited access to WASH, may be in immigration detention, and can be hardest to reach with accurate...
03 Apr 2020
The document developed by UNICEF at the link below discusses the following our key messages for States on refoulement, detention, push-backs and deportations of asylum-seeking and migrant children in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic:  States ...
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...
02 Apr 2020
The webinar recording can be found here. ---- Where: https://unicef.zoom.us/j/910828602 Children in refugee contexts are at heightened risks of abuse, neglect, exploitation and violence risks during the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, the Alliance...


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