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Protection of Children during Infectious Disease Outbreaks

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Protection of Children during Infectious Disease Outbreaks

The Alliance’s Child Protection Minimum Standards Working Group has developed a new guidance note and briefing paper for child protection practitioners on how to ensure that children’s protection needs are considered in preparation for, and in response to, infectious disease outbreaks. These resources were developed in response to an identified gap in available guidance for child protection responses during public health emergencies.

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23 Apr 2020
This Guidance Note aims to provide humanitarian child protection practitioners, particularly child protection advisors and program managers, with guidance on how to engage in responses to infectious disease outbreaks to ensure children’s 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...
27 Nov 2018
The Alliance is pleased to announce the first of an upcoming series of study guides on key guidance materials. Study Guide: Protection of children during infectious disease outbreaks is a companion to Guidance Note: Protection of Children during...
02 Nov 2018
This Live Q&A on Ebola preparedness and response was moderated by Ndeye Marie Diop. Technical specialists Hanna-Tina Fischer, Marion Pratt and Sara Lim Bertrand contributed their expertise. The recommendations shared in this call were based on...
19 Jul 2018
Children in particular are vulnerable during infectious disease outbreaks for a variety of reasons. Beyond the immediate impacts on their health and that of their caregivers, the social and economic disruptions caused by outbreaks also present risks...
29 May 2018
Children are especially vulnerable during infectious disease outbreaks. During our Live Q&A held as part of our webinar, we discuss how to protect children during epidemics and pandemics.
29 May 2018
Children are particularly vulnerable during epidemics or pandemics, but inter-agency guidance on how to protect children in these situations has been lacking. This Guidance Note fills that gap and provides a deeper understanding of the factors that...
24 May 2018
The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action hosted a global webinar introducing the newly-released Guidance Note: Protection of Children During Infectious Disease Outbreaks (IDOs) and associated briefing paper. These recordings and...
22 May 2018
This audio preview introduces the webinar introducing Guidance Note: Protection of children during infectious disease outbreaks.
16 May 2018
This brief video encourages practitioners to sign up for the Live Q&A on protection of children during infectious disease outbreaks, held on 24 May 24 2018. The video is also useful for introducing and generating interest in the Guidance Note:...


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