Every humanitarian actor has a responsibility, and a role to play, in protecting children and promoting their well-being. Collaborating across sectors is crucial to achieve these goals and make the most of available resources.

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An Inter-Sectoral Framework for Advancing Children’s Protection and Well-Being

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How do we, as humanitarian workers, effectively collaborate to improve children’s protection and well-being? This Inter-Sectoral Framework aims to serve as a collective steer for doing just that: centring children and their protection needs across all programs, sectors, and responses. It has been co-developed through engagement with practitioners from across sectors in humanitarian, refugee and mixed settings.

Watch this 10-minute video, made for all humanitarian actors, to learn more about your role in protecting children and ensuring their well-being.

Explore key resources by humanitarian sector, including easy-to-use guidance on working across sectors for children’s protection and wellbeing from the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action (CPMS).

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Do you know about the CPMS E-Course?

Look into the following modules to increase your expertise in working across sectors for child protection and well-being:

  • Introduction to the CPMS
  • Principles and Approaches
  • Standard 23: Education and Child Protection

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The Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action (CPMS) provide clear and easy-to-use guidance on working across sectors for children's protection. They include a specific standard, key actions and indicators for every humanitarian sector.

If you have any questions or feedback, please contact the Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action, CPMS Working Group at cpms.wg@alliancecpha.org

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